CSSF Project Listings: 2008
Earth & Planetary Sciences

Senior Division

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Sara B. Bangloria, Grade 11 portrait
The Effect of Soil Particle Type, Saturation Level, and Slope Angle on Slope Stability and Landslides
Advisor: Mr. Michael Antrim
School: Woodbridge High School, Irvine, Orange County
Elizabeth V. Clemmons, Grade 12 portrait
Extracting Oxygen from Lunar and Martian Regolith Simulant
Advisor: <none acknowledged>
School: Trinity Lutheran High School, Canoga Park, Los Angeles County
S0703 — Honorable Mention
Sarah E. Doyel, Grade 10 portrait
A Cry for Help! Are the Malibu Beaches Starving for Sand?
Advisor: Ms. Karen Reynosa
School: Ventura High School, Ventura, Ventura County
S0704 — Fourth Place
Annemarie R. Kelleghan, Grade 10 portrait
Breathing Ballona: An Analysis of Dissolved Oxygen and Density in Ballona Creek
Advisor: Ms. Susan Rizk
School: Notre Dame Academy Girls' High, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County
S0705 — First Place
Adriana M. Lynch, Grade 9 portrait
Bryan C. Pearn, Grade 9 portrait
Why Is There No Water in Alder Creek?
Advisor: Mrs. Erin Vaccaro
School: Willits Charter School, Willits, Mendocino County
Alexa K. Mason, Grade 10 portrait
Bamboo Backup: Arundo Stocks Change Santa Ana River's Course during 2005's Winter Storm
Advisor: Mrs. Michele Hampton
School: King (Martin Luther, Jr.) High School, Riverside, Riverside County
S0707 — Second Place
Divya Nag, Grade 11 portrait
Thermal Analysis and Thermogravimetry Techniques to Quantify and Prevent Forest Fires
Advisor: Dr. Sergey Ushakov
School: Mira Loma High School, Sacramento, Sacramento County
Benjamin G. Rosenblum, Grade 11 portrait
Transforming Terrain: An Analysis of Man's Effect on the Absorption of Solar Radiation by the Earth's Surface
Advisor: Ms. Johanna Johnson
School: Palm Desert High School, Palm Desert, Riverside County
S0709 — Third Place
Dorothy L. Silverman, Grade 10 portrait
Influence of Site Effects on Peak Ground Acceleration in the Northridge and Whittier Narrows Earthquakes
Advisor: Ms. Laura Berger
School: Flintridge Preparatory School, La Canada Flintridge, Los Angeles County
Quinn Y. Stewart, Grade 11 portrait
The Effect of Perennial Ryegrass (Lolium perenne) Presence and Growth Stage on the Erodibility of a Sandy Clay Soil
Advisor: Dr. Paul Fan
School: Woodbridge High School, Irvine, Orange County
Jamie J. Tian, Grade 11 portrait
The Effect of Surface Area and Volume on the Temperature and pH in a Tide Pool
Advisor: Mr. Michael Antrim
School: Woodbridge High School, Irvine, Orange County

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