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SOARS Protégés of 2008

Alisha Fernandez


Graduate
The Pennsylvania State University
PhD in Energy and Mineral Engineering
2014

Undergraduate
University of Colorado, Boulder
BS in Mathematics
2006

Awards
College of Earth and Mineral Sciences Graduate Poster Session Honorable Mention, The Pennsylvania State University - 2008
College of Earth and Mineral Sciences Anne C. Wilson Graduate Fellowship, The Pennsylvania State University - 2008

Publications
Fernandez, A., Blumsack, S., and Reed, P. (2011). "Evaluating ecosystem and wind-following services for hydroelectric dams in PJM," Journal of Regulatory Economics
Borbor-Cordova, M.J., Holland, E., Fernandez, A., "Socio-Ecologic Systems and Biogeochemical Fluxes in the Galapagos Islands," NCAR, Galapagos Science Symposium, July 20-24, Santa Cruz Island, 2009

Research
2008: Coastal nutrient and water budget assessments for Puerto Ayora, Academy Bay, Santa Cruz Island
2007: Climate influences on Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) in Sequim Bay, Washington State
2006: Quasi-biennial oscillation (QBO) effect on the diurnal tide in the Whole Atmosphere Community Climate Model (WACCM)
2005: Enhancing access to climate model metadata via a web-accessible database

Presentations
"Assessing the costs of dispatchable wind energy: An integrated wind-turbine and energy storage system," Technology Management Policy Graduate Consortium, Vancouver, Canada, 2009
"Coastal nutrient and water budget assessments for Puerto Ayora, Academy Bay, Santa Cruz Island," AMS 8th Conference on Coastal Atmospheric and Oceanic Prediction and Processes, Phoenix, AZ, 2009
"Climate influences on Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) in Sequim Bay, Washington State," AMS 7th Annual Student Conference, New Orleans, LA, 2008
"Quasi-biennial oscillation (QBO) effect on the diurnal tide in the Whole Atmosphere Community Climate Model (WACCM)," SACNAS, Tampa, FL, 2006
"Enhancing access to climate model metadata via a web-accessible database," AMS 5th Annual Student Conference, Atlanta, GA, 2006
"Enhancing access to climate model metadata via a web-accessible database," SACNAS, Denver, CO, 2005

Mentoring
2007: Peer Mentor, McArthur Jones Jr. and Lumari Pardo

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