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Student Researchers Win Awards at Statewide Conference

May 20, 2014

Five Cal State Fullerton students were recognized for outstanding student research projects during the California Geographical Society's 68th annual conference in Los Angeles.

Among the top winners was Rosangela Carreon , an environmental studies graduate student who won a graduate-level Joe Beaton Poster Award for "Remote Sensing Climatic Impact on Snow Cover for the San Gabriel Mountains in Southern California. Other campus winners were:

  • geography graduate student Kevin Erbas-White of Mission Viejo, "Mapping Habitat Niches of Rattlesnakes in Southern California With Remotely Sensed Imagery," second place, Graduate Tom McKnight Paper Award
  • geography graduate student Melissa Miller of Laguna Niguel, "Spatial Analysis of Sea Star Populations in Marine Protected Areas Vergus Unprotected Areas: Los Angeles and Orange County, CA," graduate-level Geosystems Award
  • junior geography and anthropology major Andrew Shensky of Yorba Linda, "A Web App to Supplement a STEM-Based Curriculum in School Gardens," runner up, Digital Map Award

In addition, senior geography major Anay Palafox of Whittier was a recipient of a David Lantis Scholarship.

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