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Capstone projectSummers, RyanHuman land use of Santa Rosa Island dates back 13,000 years, starting with the island Chumash before ranching was introduced in 1843. Non-native ungulate populations were present on the island for over a 150 years. Intensive grazing led to replacement . . .
ProjectGet together: the history of rock and roll in Marin County and the Marin History Museum's "Marin rocks" exhibitionBurrowes, Monica DioneMarin County provided the majestic backdrop for one of the most significant musical revolutions in the history of popular culture during the 1960s and 1970s. In early 2008, the music community lost three significant community members, Chuck Day (blues . . .
Capstone projectWoolsey, JayQuercus tomentella (island oak) groves have been expanding across the Channel Islands since 1989. Island oaks are a keystone species providing shelter, foraging abilities, soil stability and water to the associated flora and fauna in the nearby commun . . .
Masters ThesisSicairos, RubenMorphology is an effective way of teaching vocabulary to students. Using morphemic analysis gives students tools that allow them to learn vocabulary on their own, when resources are unavailable. This study sought to understand students’ perceptions . . .
Capstone projectMcPherson, HaydenIs there a need for citizen science? There are 7.125 billion people on the planet and millions of them have access to technology such as computers, smartphones, tablets, and watches that are constantly getting better and better at doing literally ever . . .
Capstone projectTirado, ErikaWith the rise of social media and technology use it seems as if children between the ages of 12-16 are no longer going outside and connecting with nature. Due to the lack of funding students no longer get to have that connection or education of the en . . .
DissertationUtilizing Social Cognitive Theory to Explore Knowledge Gaps in School Health Education: A Phenomenological StudySohail, RabiaA lack of coordination between schools and students’ families has resulted in considerable knowledge gaps in comprehensive school health, with only 28% of these programs reporting parental involvement in the planning and implementation. The purpose of . . .
Capstone projectFadich, DylanI established baseline morphological data to characterize Water Canyon watershed on Santa Rosa Island (33.9o North, 120.0o West), by taking cross-sections of the stream channel to study stream dynamics and sediment transport throughout Water Canyon wa . . .
Capstone projectHorn, DorothySandy beaches cover approximately 60-90% of the shorelines of Southern California counties and are fundamental to most coastal economies and cultures (Smith et. al 1976). The sand crab (Emerita analoga) is found intertidally upon almost every Californ . . .
Capstone projectProximity and Prevalence of Invasive Plant Species in Correlation to Points of Entry on Santa Rosa IslandMartinez, DanielleI surveyed invasive plant species in points of entry, or areas where people first enter the island, because these areas have high potential for disturbance. Invasive plant species can be damaging to native wildlife, vegetation, and habitats, therefore . . .