CSSF Category Awards: 2009
Earth & Environment

Senior Division


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S0811 — First Place
Erica S. Fine, Grade 11 portrait
Sonya Sidhu, Grade 11 portrait
Gunnar J. Thordarson, Grade 10 portrait
The Potential for Vegetable Oil Based Fuels as a Substitute for Diesel
Advisor: Mr. Robert Laity
School: Palos Verdes High School, Palos Verdes Estates, Los Angeles County
S0817 — Second Place
Matthew T. Heydeman, Grade 12 portrait
Matthew P. Stanton, Grade 11 portrait
Building a Model to Optimize Solar Water Heating Requirements Given a Site's Observed Solar Flux
Advisor: Dr. Pamela Durkee
School: York School, Monterey, Monterey County
S0806 — Third Place
Evelyn Chang, Grade 10 portrait
An Investigation of the Potential Impact of Liquefaction-Induced Lateral Spreading on a Populated Urban Setting
Advisor: Mr. David Knight
School: University High School, Irvine, Orange County
S0805 — Fourth Place
Elizabeth C. Brajevich, Grade 9 portrait
Just Ducky? The Harsh Effects of Torrance Runoff on Madrona Marsh
Advisor: Ms. Sarah Hatfield
School: Pilgrim School, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County
S0807 — Honorable Mention
Cheng (Emily) Cheng, Grade 11 portrait
Aakriti Jain, Grade 11 portrait
The Effect of Variable Microorganisms and pH on the Efficiency of a Microbial Fuel Cell
Advisor: Mr. David Taylor
School: Lynbrook High School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
S0828 — Honorable Mention
Andrew A. Palosaari, Grade 9 portrait
Ultrafiltration/Nanofiltration Membrane Water Treatment for Urban Vernal Marshes
Advisor: Mr. Robert Carr
School: Palos Verdes Peninsula High School, Rolling Hills Estate, Los Angeles County
S0829 — Honorable Mention
Jaclyn M. Parson, Grade 9 portrait
Agriculture and CO(2) Emissions: An Approach to Reduce Global Warming
Advisor: Mrs. Shahida Merchant
School: Salinas High School, Salinas, Monterey County
S0832 — Honorable Mention
Leonard I. Tampkins, IV, Grade 12 portrait
Analysis of Magnesium Oxide Aerogel Air Filtration and Various Ways to Increase Its Efficiency
Advisor: Ms. Robin Pearce
School: Carter (Wilmer Amina) High School, Rialto, San Bernardino County
S0834 — Honorable Mention
Hope Xu, Grade 10 portrait
The Effect of Different Soil Textures upon the Permeation Rate of Water
Advisor: Dr. Galen Hunsicker
School: University High School, Irvine, Orange County

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