Team Group: alum

Ingrid Morken

Ingrid is a landscape architect specializing in the design of habitat restoration, park and open space, and sustainable development projects at WRA, an environmental consulting firm based in the San Francisco Bay Area. She brings a diverse background in landscape architecture, environmental planning and ecology to her work. Ingrid has led the planning and design…

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Ted Grantham

Ted is a cooperative extension specialist and adjunct professor in the Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management (ESPM) at U.C. Berkeley. His research integrates freshwater ecology, hydrology, and water resources engineering to inform sustainable, cost-effective practices and policies for managing water in California. Core research and extension interests include environmental flow science, conservation planning,…

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Zhong He

Zhong He is associate professor in the Institute of Soil and Water Conservation, Chinese Academy of Sciences. He focuses on water and soil conservation measures in the Chinese Loess Plateau and their effects on runoff-sediment variation, riparian and estuary geomorphology of the Yellow River, as well as soil erosion environment variation and its dynamic mechanism…

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Clare Waldmann

Clare Waldmann currently works as a Consultant for s.Pro – sustainable projects GmbH, a sustainable development and project management consultancy based in Berlin, Germany. She is responsible for sharing knowledge and experiences relevant for implementation of the EU Directive on Maritime Spatial Planning (2014/89/EU) with EU Member States. Additionally, she develops proposals and coordinates consortia…

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Pedro Pinto

Pedro completed his Ph.D. in Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning at UC Berkeley. He now works as an urban planner and post-doc researcher at the University of Lisbon. He has studied the relationship between cities and rivers, including studies over the evolution of urban river fronts and issues of connectivity, combining environmental and social/urban perspectives.…

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Kelly Janes

Kelly Janes is a water resource planner who specializes in collaborative watershed planning, including: flood risk management, coastal storm damage reduction, navigation, recreation, and river, wetland and coastal ecosystem restoration. Kelly is currently an Environmental Resource Specialist for the Portland District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers working on several projects in the Willamette…

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Tami Church

Tami Church

Tami works for the Zone 7 Water Agency which covers water supply, flood control, and groundwater management for eastern Alameda County. As Water Resources Planner in the Integrated Planning section she is able to apply her professional and educational experiences to on-the-ground projects at the multiple planning scales— site-, watershed-, and regional-scale. Her day-to-day responsibilities…

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Giyoung Ock

Giyoung is a River Ecological Engineer with extensive experiences from Korea, Japan, Italy and United States in the area of ‘River / Dam Environment Management and Restoration’, specializing in (i) Assessment of Dam and Reservoir Impacts on River Channel Geomorphology and Ecological Functions, (ii) Process-based River Ecological Restoration through Integrated sediment Management and e-flow in…

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Blanca Rios Touma

Blanca’s research has focused on the effects of natural and human disturbance on benthic communities. She studied biology in Ecuador and started her journey studying rivers with Dr. Dean Jacobsen studying macroinvertebrates from Andean streams, especially aquatic snails. She attended Universitat de Barcelona for her graduate studies, where she was involved on several projects of…

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Yinjun Zhao

Yinjun is interested in interdisciplinary research among river system, spatial modeling, GIS and RS to understand the differences of river types. Currently, he proposed a new decision classifier (DCF) to classify rivers for Chinese river management based on existing classification systems. Aimed at river function management, the DCF with the five-layers frame was developed on…

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