Land and Water Studies

Ocean and Climate Initiatives at Scale

person draws sample water from a sizeable river with a long poleScholarship in water justice and soil dynamics moves toward regional initiatives for restoration and enhancement. For decades, the NOAA-funded Marine Optical BuoY has provided the key data needed for satellite color calibration. Impactful transportation and urban planning solutions, as well as initiatives for revitalization water bodies and land formations are assessed and approved for global adoption. Below is a rotating selection of our standout investigators in these areas. 

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Featured Faculty

bogieNathaniel Bogie
Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences
Hydrology, Soil Science, Agroecology, Biogeochemistry
ORCID: 0000-0001-6069-4065

clarkRoss Clark
Director, Central Coast Wetlands Group
Wetland Research, Habitat Condition, Water Quality, Estuaries, River Mouth Lagoons, Climate Resilience
ORCID: 0009-0000-8449-632X

gabetManny Gabet
Professor of Geology
Sierra Nevada, Landscape Evolution, Coastal Erosion, Nepal, Rivers, Dams, Landslides, Debris Flows, Fires
ORCID: 0000-0002-7206-6821

kaoKaty Kao
Professor of Chemical and Materials Engineering
Biotechnology, Biochemical Engineering, Metabolic Engineering, Biomanufacturing, Microbial Strain Development, Human Health, Human Fungal Pathogens
ORCID: 0000-0002-1184-276X

mehranAli Mehran
Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Environmental Remote Sensing, Hydrology, Drought, Climate Change, Machine Learning
ORCID: 0000-0002-4187-5669

yarbroughMark Yarbrough
Principal Investigator, Marine Optical BuoY (MOBY)
Oceanographic Instrumentation: Mechanical, Electrical and Electronic Design, Construction and Operation

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