1999 Category Winners in
Earth Sciences/ Planetary Sciences/ Physical Environments


First Place: S0503
Cox, Veronica L. Grade 11, Mendocino County
Slope Failure: The Effects of Fire-Induced Hydrophobicity on Soil Shear Strength
Advisor: Mr. Bob Miller
School: Mendocino High School, Mendocino

Second Place: S0507
McHugh, Bradley D. Grade 12, Los Angeles County
Relationship of Equatorial Kelvin Wave Propagation and the ENSO Warm Phase
Advisor: Mrs. Margery Weitkamp
School: Alemany (Bishop) High School, Mission Hills

Third Place: S0599
Heimgartner, Michelle N. Grade 10, Fresno County
Which Cation, Calcium, Potassium, or Sodium Chloride, Will Act As the Most Effective Solution in Stabilizing Montmori...
Advisor: Mr. Michael Olenchalk
School: Buchanan (Floyd B.) High School, Clovis

Honorable Mention: S0508
Murphy, Ryan D. Grade 10, Los Angeles County
Oil Spill Recovery: A New Sorbent (Pat. Pend.)
Advisor: Dr. Darakjian
School: Chaminade College Preparatory, West Hills

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