Four students completed projects in climate adaptation science for the 2023 SURF program, investigating how forests vegetation shifts in response to climate change, the connection between climate and humpback whale health, whether added nutrients can improve coral thermal resilience, and sea-level rise impacts to community infrastructure.
Our 2022 SURF season ended last week with a hybrid final symposium for the students to present their summer work.
In June, PI-CASC 2022 SURF students and Graduate Scholars joined forces for exploring the importance of community in research and life.
Five students completed projects in climate adaptation science for the 2022 SURF program, investigating fire-prone invasive grasses, spillover effects of Marine Protected Areas, shifts in estuarine fish biodiversity, optimal regeneration conditions for koa, and effects of marine warming on different phytoplankton strains.
Six students completed projects in climate adaptation science for the 2021 SURF program, investigating stream flow quality and variability, coastal erosion, fish thermal tolerance, fishpond phytoplankton distribution, and reef microplastics.
The Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) launched this year with hopes of giving some promising students the opportunity to participate in climate science research with a university faculty mentor for ten weeks over the summer. Come learn more about what they accomplished.
Three students completed projects in climate adaptation science for the 2020 SURF program, investigating salinity tolerance in coastal plants, fire-plant interactions, and new techniques to improve reforestation efforts.
August 13, 2020Our first official Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship program wrapped up with a student symposium where we heard from our small, but impressive first cohort.
July 30, 2020: A professional development opportunity for 2020 SURFers to learn about actionable science, both its benefits and best practices for conducting it within the context of local communities.