Students have established long-term monitoring transects in the upper watershed at the Fairfield Osborn Preserve, the alluvial fan east of campus, and on the SSU campus.
We designed and built a solar-powered canoe to race in the Sacramento Municipal Utility District’s (SMUD) annual Solar Regatta Competition at Rancho Seco Recreational Area on May 4, 2019. This was the third year SSU competed in this race.
A comparison of roots and soils on south and north facing slopes allows predictions of how a warmer dryer climate will affect plant communities.
We conducted a survey of four wineries in Napa and Sonoma Counties to identify factors affecting their level of preparedness to natural disasters.
An assessment of water use at the Yorkville Market to identify feasible water conservation solutions.
We study how a novel bacteria, Pseudomonas veronii, reduces the toxicity of a widespread soluable industrial waste product.
Since 2011, Sonoma State students have collected water samples from Copeland Creek to determine the extent of fecal contamination.
Aquatic macroinvertebrate communities are sensitive to water quality. These projects characterize and monitor macroinvertebrates at multiple locations on Copeland Creek.
Projects identifying the best locations for a communication towers that are part of the Osborn Preserve environmental sensor network.
We used a 3-D printer to create an accurate topographical model that improves education about watershed processes at the Osborn Preserve.