What we are about today is also the result of people who were part of our lab in the past.

Chris is a fourth-year Ecology and Evolution major who assists graduate student, Randy Long, with plant stress response studies utilizing non-native Tamarix spp.

Carly is an undergraduate studying Environmental Studies at UCSB. She enjoy sports, hiking, traveling, backpacking, and pretty much anything that involves the outdoors. Carly assists Randy Long, a graduate student, in his research on a non-native Tamarix spp. by performing sugar extractions and gathering data on the plant stress responses in different conditions.

Michael is a senior Aquatic Biology major interested in biogeochemical cycles, hydrology, and sustainable use of water resources. He is working in the RIVR Lab assisting Randy Long in his study of the drought/salt tolerances of Tamarix sp. across geographical areas.

Courtney is a fourth year doubling in environmental studies and geography at UCSB. She is currently assisting in the RIVRLab collecting data for projects related to tamarisk biocontrol for grad student, Randy Long.