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What is esrm?
Today’s environmental problems call for individuals who are educated in more than one discipline, highly trained in technical skills, and aware of the political, economic, and social dimensions of environmental decisions. The Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science and Resource Management (ESRM) provides solid training in basic physical, biological, and social sciences, and application of management science to reduce adverse impacts of human activity on the environment and to maximize the benefits that accrue from environmental resources. In the narrowest sense, Environmental Science is the study of the impact of human systems on physical and biological systems, and the dependence on natural resources by human systems. In a broader sense, Environmental Science is the study of the interaction and co-evolution of human, physical, and biological systems. Resource Management is concerned with the most effective means of avoiding damage to environmental assets and extracting beneficial uses of environmental resources, within the context of social institutions. Effective Resource Management considers benefits and costs, uncertainties and risks, limits of knowledge, institutional constraints, and social and political forces.
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meet our professors & staff
-Couldn’t walk/had casts on his legs for the first 5 years of his life.
-Once had the #1 DJ business in SB.
-Was once erroneously confused with bomber attacking Congressional offices, leading to his being interrogated by the FBI.
-Grew up in England.
-Has lived in 8 different countries on 4 different continents.
-Loves to scuba dive coral reefs.
-Her spirit animal is a manta ray.
– Favorite Food To Cook: Sourdough bread.
– Favorite Place To Be: In the Pacific Ocean.
– Favorite Knot: The Bowline, obviously.
– Fun Fact: Family came to Southern California in 1895 and still likes it here.
Environmental Statistics Geomorphology & Hydrology
-Has clocked 300+ hours playing Civ V and Civ VI… so far.
-Got married at a hands-on science museum.
-Strategy board games are a core part of her social life.
-Almost bumped into a black bear and her cub while running a marathon in the redwoods; All parties involved were startled.
Conservation & Research Curator, Cabrillo Marine Aquarium
-I used to race stock cars as a teenager at Ventura Speedway.
-Ask me what the weather was like on the summit of Denali! (The tallest and one of the coldest peaks in North America).
-I have had three of my nature photos in National Geographic.
-I’ve caught the largest tidewater goby on record at a whopping 62mm!
AAAS Mass Media Fellow
Oceanographer & Environmental Scientist
Introduction to Sustainability Science
Maps to Apps: Exploring GIS
Wilderness First Aid
The Why of Where: Foundations in GIS
– Has two endangered (IUCN Red List) Bolivian palm trees (Parajubaea torallyi) in his backyard
– Once built an amateur radio out of a toaster, for fun
– Was the only communication link between a small island nation and the US State Department after Hurricane Maria
– Removed his back lawn, and let native milkweed take over, where monarch butterflies now breed
Intermediate Applied GIS
– Worked on shorebird recovery at Ormond Beach for over 16 years.
-A part time citrus farmer and previous award winning floriculturist.
-Degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Business Management.
-Has legally flown drones over some of the nation’s most sensitive and secure locations.
-Father of 3 crazy little boys.
Marine Megafauna in Maui Biostatistics
-She hosted the first academic conference at CI when the campus was still part of CSUN in 1999 for California Geographical Society. Everyone wanted a job at CI!
-Has been a fly fishing guide in Colorado for decades. -Has three kids (2 boys and 1 girl), and they all have jobs! Happily, both sons are fly fishermen.
-His wife teaches in the Business program.
ESRM upcoming events, news, blog post & more
ESRM Dispatch 02: Plastics & Hope
Block off time in your Thursday schedule to spend a bit of time with your fellow ESRMers at our Fall Welcome Back.
Orientation to Plastic Characterization
For anyone wanting to get involved with plastic research, we are having our first orientation this week. You need no prior experience for this first step towards working on any[…]
ESRM Dispatch (F22, Wk01): Catching Up With ESRM
Our New Dispatch Welcome to a new academic year! While the pandemic isn’t over, we do seem to be finally crawling out from under the darkest strands of its long[…]
G’Day From Down Under!
G’Day everyone! I hope all is going well back at CI. I have finished my first semester of study abroad in Australia at the University of Queensland,[…]
Korea Blog Post #10 (Last)
Hello everybody! This is my last post from time abroad in Korea, sadly. I returned to the US on the 30th of June and I’ve had a hard time adjusting.[…]
Monthly Korea Blog Post #9
Hello everybody! This is my monthly blog of Korea, my second to last one. Sorry for the very late update but I have been super busy with schoolwork and a[…]
Monthly Korea Blog #8
Hi everybody! Welcome to my monthly blog post. This past month I haven’t really done much, just hanging out with friends and focusing on classes. Classes started around the 4th[…]
State Parks Hiring Seasonal Environmental Services Intern
JOB TITLE: Environmental Services Intern, Seasonal – Plants DUTY STATION CITY/CITIES: Thousand Oaks, CA SALARY: $13.53 – 18.03 per hour ANTICIPATED LENGTH OF SEASON: April 2019 – December 2019[…]
GIS Internship with Smith-Hobson, LLC
Smith-Hobson LLC is a small land management company based out of Ventura that is in need of 1-2 interns for GIS backgrounds. The work could range from simple point gathering[…]
Free Online Esri Course
No-Cost Map Design Course from Esri Duration: 6 Weeks Cost: Free Learn from accomplished cartographers using world class GIS Register on esri.com https://www.esri.com/training/catalog/596e584bb826875993ba4ebf/cartography./?adumkts=gbd&aduse=education&aduc=email&adum=training&utm_Source=email&aduca=MOOCs_EML_dr_in_Cartography_E_mail_Campaign&adut=234509_CARTO_MOOCList_Reg1&aducp=simple_body_headline
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