Date & TimeFriday, May 05, 2017 at 1:00-3:45 p.m.
Global Environmental Symposium: Speakers are as follows.
–Katy Christensen, The Upper Layer Variability of an Antarctic Glacio-Marine Fjord: Andvord Bay, Western Antarctica Peninsula (Mentor: Mark Merrifield, Oceanography)
–Yazhou Fu, Using Climate Variables and Airborne Lidar Derived Vegetation Structure for Accessing the Habitat of Breeding Birds: A Case Study in Minnesota (Mentor: Qi Chen, Geography)
–Michelle Marchant, Application of Coastal Vulnerability Index (CVI) on the Island of Oahu (Mentors: Oceana Francis, Civil and Environmental Engineering, and Yaprak Onat, Ocean and Resources Engineering)
–Dalton Muchow, Standoff Categorization of Organics for Planetary Exploration (Mentor: Anupam Misra, Hawaii Inst. of Geophysics and Planetology)
–Jaline Seruge, Application of a QPCR Based Test for Enterococci as a Rapid Beach Management Tool in Hawaii: Issues with the PCR Inference (Mentor: Marek Kirs, Water Resources Research Center)
–Alisha Summers, Beach Loss, Seawall Construction, and Land-Use Patterns at Odds with Coastal Zone Policy (Mentor: Chip Fletcher, Geology and Geophysics)
–Jennifer Wong-Ala, Disentangling Biophysical Factors Affecting Reef Fish Recruitment in West Hawai’i Island (Mentor: Anna Neuheimer, Oceanography)
Reception to follow 3:45-4:30 p.m.