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Geological and Environmental Sciences

Graduate Students

Current GEOS Graduate Students

First NameLast NameDegree ProgramAdvisor
StaceyAlexanderGeosci: Hydrolgy/Hydrogeo (MS)Sandrine Matiasek
MattBerryEnvironmental Science (MS)Carrie Monohan
JoseCayabanGeosciences (MS)Ann Bykerk-Kauffman
EvanDavisGeosciences (MS)Todd Greene
BradyDerickGeosciences (MS)Russell Shapiro
NicholeHadler-MarsdenEnvironmental Science (PSM)Todd Greene
Claire-MarieKooiGeosciences (MS)Kristen Kaczynski
JaclynLewisEnvironmental Science (MS)Carrie Monohan
SeanLucasGeosciences (MS)Ann Bykerk-Kauffman
JohnMachadoEnvironmental Science (MS)Sandrine Matiasek
MatthewMayerEnvironmental Science (MS)Kristen Kaczynski
Tsend-AyushNarmandakhEnvironmental Science (PSM)Stewart Oakley
IraSalamonGeosci: Hydrology/Hydrogeo (MS)Ann Bykerk-Kauffman
JonathanSchwedeEnvironmental Science (MS)Sandrine Matiasek
JayThomasGeosci: Hydrolgy/Hydrogeo (MS)Jeff Davids

Recent Graduates

First NameLast NameDegreeGraduatedAdvisorThesis title
AllenLaGrangeEnvironmental Science (MS)Spring 2018Kristen KaczynskiWet Meadow Vegetation Community along a hydrological gradient after passive restoration, Southern Cascades, CA
JaySmartGeosciences (MS)Fall 2018Ann Bykerk-KauffmanStructural geology of the eastern Carrizo Badlands, north of the Coyote Mountains, southern California
AlexandriaThorntonEnvironmental Science (MS)Fall 2018Kristen KaczynskiModeling the risk for phytophthora ramorum with an anthropogenic focus in northern California
CabEspositoGeosci: Hydrology/Hydrogeo (MS)Spring 2019Steffen MehlEffects of projected land use change on water resources in the California central valley
BrandonErtisEnvironmental Science (MS)Summer 2019Carrie MonohanUsing LiDAR, ArcGIS, and on-the-ground data collection to describe geomorphometric characteristics of hydraulic mining features in the Yuba River watershed
JohnKelleyGeosciences (MS)Summer 2019Carrie MonohanHydraulic mining sedimentation in the Willow Creek Watershed, Yuba County, CA
TravisMooreGeosci: Hydrology/Hydrogeo (MS)Summer 2019Carrie MonohanShallow subsurface groundwater flow paths and metal contamination in the Malakoff Diggins hydraulic gold mine pit
HarpreetBattherGeosciences (MS)Spring 2020Russell ShapiroThe biogeochemistry of Devonian barite deposits in the Roberts Mountains Allochthon, Nevada
MadisonBrandtEnvironmental Science (MS)Spring 2020Carrie MonohanBiochar as a soil amendment: reduction of mercury transport from hydraulic mine debris
IanBrinkmannEnvironmental Science (MS)Spring 2020Adrienne EdwardsDittrichia graveolens, an invasive weed in exotic habitats: Implications for management
AlexisLopezGeosciences (MS)Spring 2020Hannah AirdParagenesis of the mooonlight (IOCG) deposit, Taylorsville district of the Plumas County copper belt, CA
HannahWeinbergerEnvironmental Science (MS)Spring 2020Kristen KaczynskiA plant recovery trajectory survey and the restoration of fire lines in the Southwestern Cascade Foothills, CA
AmandaErlingGeosciences (MS)Summer 2020Todd GreeneStratal geometry and depositional environment of the Tuscan Formation along Highway 32 ridge of the Big Chico Creek Canyon, CA
GlennHoffmannGeosciences (MS)Summer 2020Todd GreeneA detailed analysis of the depositional history of the Tuscan formation in the Richardson Springs quadrangle
JohnWardGeosci: Hydrology/Hydrogeo (MS)Summer 2020Carrie MonohanSediment source analysis at Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park, Nevada County, CA