Outreach & Service


2018 Girls in Science & Technology (GIST) mercury biouptake activity, Gaspar De Portola Middle School, Tarzana, Los Angeles County, CA

2017  Black Minds Matter 8-wk symposium participant, CSUN

2017 Public Science Presentation for FLOW; Amigos de Bolsa Chica, Huntington Beach, CA
        Co-Presenters (student mentees): Priya Kaur; Araceli Serrano; Sydney Zarate 

2016 Lab tour and research discussion with students from a local community college

2016 Invited presentation: UC Irvine Graduate Division Workshop, Managing Your Online Presence

2016 Lab tour and research discussion with students from a local community college

2016 Mentor for the Physical Sciences Undergraduate Mentoring (PSUM) program (2 students)

2015 Invited presentation at the Women in Geology Career Pathways Reception (Geological Society of America Annual Conference, Baltimore, MD)

2015 Research experience for undergraduates in WHOI science outreach programs.
Water Sampling                                       Laboratory Analysis

2015 (and 2014)    Co-Instructor in Woods Hole Partnership Education Program (designed to promote diversity in ocean sciences)

2015 (and 2014)    Mercury in groundwater: presentation & interactive lab with 5th and 6th graders, Woods Hole Children's School of Science

2014 Water infiltration discussion and field experiment at Waquoit Bay Summer Science School

2013 (and 2009)    Research mentor, ACCESS Academic Bridge Program for Underrepresented Students, UC Santa Cruz
                            Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) national conference
 Lydia Jennings                                           Ivy Lurz

2013    Earth Science interactive lab, 5th- 7th grade (Edward A. Hall Middle School, Watsonville, CA)

2013 (and 2012)    Lab tour, Watsonville Charter School of the Arts 6th grade class  

2012 Panelist, Earth Sciences Mentorship class, applying to graduate school

2012 History of mining in California, De Anza Retirement Community's Science and Society Group

2011 Discussion leader: mercury cycling in the environment, UC Santa Cruz Geology Club 

2010 Santa Clara County Boy Scout Geology Merit Badge Day Volunteer

Conference Session Organizer, Primary Convener

    2015, American Geophysical Union, Trace Metal Cycling in the Environment – 40 Years of Advancement
    Session Co-Chairs: Edward A. Boyle (MIT); Sergio A. Sañudo-Wilhelmy (Univ of Southern CA); Frank J. Black (Westminster College, UT)

Peer Reviewer, Journals
    Environmental Science & Technology
    Marine Chemistry
    Science of the Total Environment
    Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science
Peer Reviewer, Proposals
    Proposal Reviewer, NSF, Division of Ocean Sciences
    Virtual Panel Participant, NSF, Coastal Science, Engineering and Education for Sustainability (SEES) 
Judge for Outstanding Student Paper Awards (OSPAs), AGU 2015 

Seminars & Workshops
      2015    Mercury, From Land to Sea
        Geological and Environmental Sciences Dept Seminar, Chico State University

    2015    Mercury Dynamics in Diverse Environments
        Earth Sciences Dept Seminar, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

    2014    Mercury Speciation and Transport at the Land-Sea Margin
               Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry Departmental Seminar

    2013    Sources of Methylmercury to Coastal Waters: Submarine Groundwater Discharge and Coastal Lagoons
               Workshop: Mercury Cycling in Marine Environments (WHOI, Harvard, UCONN research groups)