Reclaiming the Sierra

Poster Session

Reclaiming the Sierra 2015: The New Gold Rush featured a student poster exhibition and competition.  Science Poster Competition entries were judged by a committee of three and the following prizes were awarded during the Closing Reception and Awards Presentation:

Poster judges for the exhibition included:

  • Charles N. Alpers, Ph.D., Research Chemist, United States Geological Survey
  • David Brown, Ph.D., Professor, California State University Chico
  • Kevin Cornwell, Ph.D., Professor of Geology, California State University Sacramento

View more posters from the event:

Lab Analysis of Synthetic Polymer Performance and Effect on Turbidity and pH for Lake Combie Reservoir Mercury Removal Project, Nevada City, CA
Nicholas Graham et al. California State University Chico, Geological and Environmental Sciences

Hypolimnetic Oxygenation System for Methyl Mercury Reduction
Sierra Negrete et al. California State University Chico, Geological and Environmental Sciences

Groundwater and Surface Water Monitoring of Wells at Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park
Carli Speisen et al. California State University Chico, Geological and Environmental Sciences

The Contribution of Inflow Tributaries on Surface Water, Metal Content, and Total Suspended Sediment Load at Hiller Tunnle, Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park
Peter Van Daalen Wetters et al. California State University Chico, Geological and Environmental Sciences

Contaminant Source, Concentrations, and Long-Term Erosion Volumes at Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park
John Ward et al. California State University Chico, Geological and Environmental Sciences

CHIME Study: Community Health Impacts from Mining Exposure
Taylor Schobel et al. Sierra College

Water Striders (family Gerridae) as Mercury Sentinels in Humbug Creek, CA
Susan Miller et al. California State University Chico, Geological and Environmental Sciences

Providence Mine Brownfields Cleanup and Phytoremediation Pilot Study
Kyle Leach et al. Sierra Streams Institute

Measuring Seed Performance: Germination and Propagation of Grass Species in Walker Mine Tailings
Allan LaGrange et al. California State University Chico, Geological and Environmental Sciences

Connecting mercury, the iron-cycle, and the legacy of California’s mining operations
Charles Brooke et al. California State University Chico, Department of Biological Sciences

Impacts of Tailings Treatments on Groundwater Nitrate and Metal Concentrations
Patrick Wickham et al. California State University Chico

Acmispon americanus Responses to Mine Site Tailing Treatments as a Reclamation Tool
Wil Schumacher et al. California State University Chico, Geological and Environmental Sciences

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