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  • So what do I do now?

    Student Groups

  • ASUC Sustainability Team (STeam)

    http://sustainability.asuc.org Projects: • Sustainable Foods Campaign (organics

    in dining halls, The Local) • Earthweek • Overflyeration • Environmental Forum • Environmental leadership and activism

    training

    http://sustainability.asuc.org/ http://berkeley.facebook.com/photo.php?pid=34646961&id=1241971 http://berkeley.facebook.com/photo.php?pid=34646978&id=1241971

  • EarthWeek 2007

    http://berkeley.facebook.com/photo.php?pid=34646989&id=1241971

  • Students for a Greener Berkeley (SGB)

    http://www.ocf.berkeley.edu/~sgb/

    Graduate student group focused on reducing UC Berkeley's environmental footprint (energy usage, paper consumption, water usage, etc.)

    http://www.ocf.berkeley.edu/~sgb/

  • Projects: • Greening Your Campus Building • One Side Clean (OSC) Project • Sustainable Investment Campaign • Recycled Paper Purchasing Campaign

    Students for a Greener Berkeley (SGB)

    Hearst Gym Waste Audit

    OSC Bins: Look for them on campus!

    Chemistry Research Lab Recycling Program

    http://sgb.berkeley.edu/photo/hearst/IMG_0094.jpg http://sgb.berkeley.edu/photo/Chemrecyclingbin/painted_buckets.jpg

  • Green Room

    http://www.ocf.berkeley.edu/~grc

    Check out their website for tips on using less energy, buying environmentally friendly personal care products, and reusing materials! Or sign up for a tour!

    Creates demonstration dorm rooms, suites, and apartments that show students how to reduce their environmental impact

    http://www.ocf.berkeley.edu/~grc

  • Cal Forestry Club

    http://nature.berkeley.edu/forestryclub/

    Redwood PlantingChristmas Tree Sale 2007

    http://nature.berkeley.edu/forestryclub/ http://nature.berkeley.edu/forestryclub/2007/Pictures/Redwood/100_2402.JPG http://berkeley.facebook.com/photo.php?pid=37616118&id=1241971

  • Berkeley Roots and Shoots

    http://roots.berkeley.edu/ Purpose: To develop awareness and communication about animals, the environment, and the human community • Emphasizes community, peace, and equality

    Projects: • Strawberry Canyon Cleanup • Educating youth at LeConte Elementary • Mentoring children at Children’s Hospital of Oakland

    http://roots.berkeley.edu/

  • Society for Agriculture and Food Ecology (SAFE)

    http://www.agrariana.org/

    Purpose: To generate discussions on campus about a truly sustainable food system

    Projects: • Food & Farming film series • Founding a UCB chapter of Slow Food • Coordinating with STeam to run The Local • Organizing guest lectures on sustainable agriculture

    http://www.agrariana.org/ http://images.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.germes-online.com/direct/dbimage/50317734/Tomatoes.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.germes-online.com/catalog/2/5/136/279716/sell_canned_mushroom_slices_.html&h=360&w=360&sz=29&hl=en&start=5&sig2=7xHZiBNuyHXdXPsy-eZiyQ&um=1&tbnid=9s_7ROyf_4AflM:&tbnh=121&tbnw=121&eid=-FdUR96BIaH8gQOP6aSlDQ&prev=

  • Chancellor's Advisory Committee on Sustainability (CACS)

    http://sustainability.berkeley.edu

    Purpose: To “promote environmental management and sustainable development at UC Berkeley

    Next Meeting: Thursday, 12/13 3:30-5 pm 177 Stanley Hall

    Projects: • Annual sustainability summits • Partnering with CalCAP to reduce UCB’s GHG emissions • Funding student sustainability internships on and off campus

    http://sustainability.berkeley.edu/

  • How do I choose a group?

    Consider: • Mission statement • Scale of the organization • Meeting times • Opportunities for creative thinking and new projects • Leadership opportunities • Time commitment

  • Other Organizations Student Organic Gardening Association

    http://www.ocf.berkeley.edu/~soga/ Student Sustainability Education Coordinators

    http://www.ocf.berkeley.edu/~recycle/ssec/ Students for Social Change (SpeakOut)

    Email: [email protected] The Environmental Coalition

    http://berkeleyeco.org Environmental Sciences Student Organization

    Email: [email protected] Conservation and Resource Studies Student Organization (CRSSO)

    Programs discussed at http://nature.berkeley.edu

    Search Engine: http://bie.berkeley.edu

    http://www.ocf.berkeley.edu/~soga/ http://www.ocf.berkeley.edu/~recycle/ssec/ mailto:[email protected] http://berkeleyeco.org/ mailto:[email protected] http://nature.berkeley.edu/ http://bie.berkeley.edu/

  • Research OpportunitiesResearch Opportunities

  • Research Opportunities

    • Research at Berkeley (next slide) • The Green Initiative Fund

    http://www.ocf.berkeley.edu/~tgif/index.html

    • Berkeley Institute of the Environment http://bie.berkeley.edu/flexinode/table/21

    • Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory http://www.lbl.gov/Education/CSEE/cup/index.html

    • National Renewable Energy Laboratory http://www.nrel.gov/education/suli.html

    • Research Experience for Undergraduates http://www.nsf.gov/crssprgm/reu/reu_search.cfm

    http://www.ocf.berkeley.edu/~tgif/index.html http://bie.berkeley.edu/flexinode/table/21 http://www.lbl.gov/Education/CSEE/cup/index.html http://www.nrel.gov/education/suli.html http://www.nsf.gov/crssprgm/reu/reu_search.cfm

  • http://research.berkeley.edu/ SPUR: SPONSORED PROJECTS FOR UNDERGRAD RESEARCH • Up to $2,000 for student-initiated projects. 25 participants/yr.

    CNR 01-28-2008 deadline

    URAP: UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH APPRENTICE PROGRAM • Course credit. 740 participants/sem.

    all majors 01-28-2008 deadline

    UC LEADS: MATH, ENGINEERING, AND SCIENCE • $3,000 UCB summer; $3,500 other UC summer. 6 participants.

    01-31-2008 deadline

    UROP: UNDERGRAD RESEARCH OPPORTUNITY PROGRAM • Engineering 11-28-2007 deadline

    TALK TO PROFESSORS!!!

  • URAP Sample Projects

    • History of Industrial Pollution Regulation in the U.S. 1865 -1930

    • Nineteenth Century Pollution Litigation and the Regulation of Industrial Pollution

    • Nitrogen Oxide Fluxes over Forests in the Sierra Nevada: Mechanisms

    • Observations of Nitrogen oxides from Space: Comparison to ground based measurements

    • Environmental Sciences Teaching Program (ESTP) • Restoring pollination function in degraded agricultural

    landscapes • The effects of climate change on the distribution of a

    vineyard pest • Measuring halocarbon gas fluxes in temperate grasslands

  • Atmospheric Biogeochemistry Lab

  • Field Work Photo Courtesy: Dr. Olivier Mazeas & Prof. Rob Rhew

    http://berkeley.facebook.com/photo.php?pid=205946&id=596815804

  • Field Work

  • Lab Work

    vacuum lines sample preparation plant and soil analyses

    gas chromatography – mass spectrometry

    incubation experimentsequipment fabrication

    Photo Courtesy: Prof. Rob Rhew

  • Data Work CO2 FC5

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  • NCAR Undergraduate Leadership Workshop

    Boulder, Colorado June 2007

  • Hands-On Science

  • NOAA Tour

    National Weather Services

    Space and Environment Center

    Solar panel lights Science on a Sphere

  • C-130

    HIAPER

    Research Aviation Facility

  • Rocky Mountain National Park

  • Education OpportunitiesEducation Opportunities

  • 1) Study Abroad • UC Berkeley Study Abroad

    http://ias.berkeley.edu/bpsa/ • Sample programs: Australia: Marine Biology and Terrestrial Ecology Program, Costa Rica: Tropical Biology and Conservation Program, Monteverde

    Institute Richard B. Grump Research Station Program, Moorea Sweden: Joint UC-Lund University Summer Program, Europe and

    America—A Dialog on Critical World Issues

    … Consider Forestry Camp too ☺

    http://ias.berkeley.edu/bpsa/

  • Other institutions

    • UC Davis- Sustainable Cities of Northern Europe http://summer-

    abroad.ucdavis.edu/programs/2008/SustainableCities_08/main.cfm

    • SEA Semester: Oceans & Climate http://www.sea.edu/academics/program_oc.asp

    • Australia: Sustainability and the Environment http://www.sit.edu/studyabroad/program_content/contents.cfm?include=as

    m_highlights.html&progCode=ssa.asm

    • Explore your own options!

    http://summer-abroad.ucdavis.edu/programs/2008/SustainableCities_08/main.cfm http://summer-abroad.ucdavis.edu/programs/2008/SustainableCities_08/main.cfm http://www.sea.edu/academics/program_oc.asp http://www.sit.edu/studyabroad/program_content/contents.cfm?include=asm_highlights.html&progCode=ssa.asm http://www.sit.edu/studyabroad/program_content/contents.cfm?include=asm_highlights.html&progCode=ssa.asm

  • Things to Consider

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