Research Experiences for Undergraduates Project Posters 2005-2010
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Ryanne Ardisana: Does climate or predation have a greater impact on barnacle size, distribution and abundance?
Meghan Coulbourne: Does Dinner Make a Difference? The Effects of Algal Diversity on Herbivore Preference and Performance
Michelle Guitard: What’s Currently Happening: Do Currents Slow Down Near Shore?
Gillian Jones: Multidrug Resistance in Normal and Cancerous Mussel Blood Cells
Kirstin Meyer: Acidic Accomplice Effects of ocean acidification on predation on the Olympia oyster
Reed Mitchell: Comparative Osmoregulation in Two Morphotypes of the Green Crab: the Colorful Carcinus maenas
Morgan Ivens-Duran: Danger at a Snail’s Pace Facilitation Between Non-Native Mollusks
Carly Plank: Feeding and Habitat Preference of Small Grazers in Bodega Harbor
Jasmina A. Cerda: Where Do Skeleton Shrimp Live?
Danielle Claar: Dynamics of the Docks Interactions in a Space Limited Community
Shane Downing: Past to present: Comparing microfossils from two locations on the California coast to understand ocean acidification
Margaux Forsch: The Effects of Ocean Acidification on Larval and Juvenile Growth Rates in the Olympia Oyster Ostrea lurida
Jessie Kai: Acidic mucus… Do native C. gracilis crabs care? Trait-mediated interaction between a native crab and an introduced sea slug
Kaija Klauder: Small Mammal Granivory in a Coastal Prairie Ecosystem
Heather Page: Effect of Ocean Acidification on Metabolism and Protein Synthesis of Olympia Oyster Ostrea lurida Larvae
Aaron Tamminga: Depletion of dissolved oxygen in a stratified closed estuary: Russian River, California
Sarah Traiger: Distribution, associations, and behavior of the predatory sea star Leptasterias hexactis and a herbivorous snail, Tegula funebralis
Kay Dewar: The Behavior of Invasive Batillaria attramentaria Compared to the Native Horn Snail and the Impacts of the Invader on Bodega Harbor
Anne Fisher: What Coastal Marsh Sediments Reveal About Land Use Change; Bodega Bay, CA
Jennifer Hoey: The Effects of Ocean Acidification on Larval Growth in the Native Oyster Ostrea lurida
Brittany King: Relationships Between Environmental Factors and Fecal Indicator Bacteria Contamination at Campbell Cove Beach
Dena Leerberg: Alternatives to Copper Paint as Herbivore Deterrents
Svere LeRoy: Developing a Proxy for Seawater Nutrients Using Baboo Coral
Adam Lipus: Mechanisms of trophic cascades in a rocky intertidal zone: why predator removal is a “Pisaster disaster” for macroalgae
Marissa Maliwanag: Grazers Preference on Genotypic Variation in Eelgrass
Kari McLaughlin: Using U/Ca Ratios to Reconstruct Past Ocean pH
Carly Polland: Ecdysteroid Analog Feedback Regulation on Y-Organs in the European Green Crab, Carcinus maenas
Alexander Ramsower: Are Intertidal Seaweeds Nutrient-Limited in the California Upwelling System?
Taraneh M. Emam: Early growth of introduced and native grasses on lupine-enriched soil
Clarity R. Guerra: Morphology of Three Populations of the Gastropod Acanthinucella spirata
Marcos Grabiel: Grazing reduction by Tegula funebralis in the presence of a keystone predator, Pisaster ochraceus: evidence for trait-mediated indirect interactions
Jennifer Jackman : Feedback Regulation of Y-Organ Secretion in the European Green Crab, Carcinus maenas
Todd Karalius: Do Native American kitchen (midden) sites influence the cover of introduced species?
Jennifer Panlilio: Size-based predation of Cancer spp. on the invasive European Green Crab, C. maenas
Tanya L. Rogers: Consumer effects on two fouling communities
Kaiko’o Victor: The Effects of Elevated Atmospheric CO2 on Ostrea lurida Larvae
Nelson Omar Bonilla Vives: Priority Effects:The Importance of the First Settler on the Marine Fouling Community
Chelsie Wagner: The Effects of Climate Change on an Intertidal Snail, Nucella canaliculata
Melody L. Young: Variation of Nitrogen Levels in Pelvetiopsis limitata and its Effect on Reproduction
Brian C. Achille: Stressed Out: Characterizing the adaptive responses of Lottia digitalis exposed to multiple stressors
Jessica L. Couture: Indirect Effects of Predation on the Timing of Larval Release of Pachygrapsus crassipes
Adam Goldring: Characterizing change in the yellow bush lupine, Lupinus arboreus,using high-resolution aerial photography
Joanelle Hernández: The scent of a predator: the effects of chemical threats on shell selection in the hermit crabs, Pagurus samuelis and Pagurus hirsutiusculus
Andy Ho: Long-term residence and solar heating of deep water in stratified bar-built estuaries: Salmon Creek Estuary, California
Stephanie Ho: Benthic Foraminifera of Bodega Harbor: Changes in species distribution over 26 years
Brook Moyers: Effects of a putative floral pathogen on the reproductive fitness of native and introduced grasses on a California coastal prairie
Nick Nesbitt: How Do Marine Invasive Species Affect Trophic Cascades?
Denise Perez: Early Attachment and Penetration of the Mesomycetozoean Fish Pathogen Sphaerothecum destruens in an In VitroCulture System and Resultant Heat Shock Protein Response
Matt Petty: Flow visualization through scale models of biological structures
Abigail Bradley, Effects of Temperature on Rates of Herbivory and Predation: Consequences for a Trophic Cascade?
Rachael Dickey, Variation in Material Strength of Mastocarpus papillatus
Cirse A. Gonzalez-Dorantes, Microscopic heterotrophs ameliorate nutrient limitation in the fast-growing seaweed, Cladophora columbiana
Breanna N. Harris, Effects of salinity variation in the leopard shark, Triakis semifasciata from Bodega Harbor, California: Cortisol levels, behavior, and blood composition
Elizabeth Huerta de Garcia, Floral pathogen attacks: Effects of Floral Pathogen on Seed Germination and Seedling Growth of Native and Introduced Grasses in a Northern Californian Coastal Prairie
Christina Dawn Morgan, Quantifying color polymorphisms of the asteroid Leptasterias spp.
Jaclyn O’Riley, The Role Of Nucella Ostrina As Ecosystem Engineers In The Rocky Intertidal
Daniel Swezey, Predisposed for Success: The inability of northern whelks to drill the range extending barnacle Tetraclita rubescens
Nicole Travis, Factors limiting the distribution of a native (Acanthinucella spirata) and non-native (Urosalpinx cinerea) oyster drill in Tomales Bay, California
Angelica Zavala, The Heat Is On: Tegula funebralis Grazing Intensity On Mastocarpus papillatus
This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 0453251. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.