Ph.D. Student Profile: Lauren Koenig
Degree: Earth and Environmental Science
Research Topic: Scaling C and N transformations and fluxes in tropical streams in Puerto Rico
Advisor: Dr. William McDowell
Previous Awards and Activities
- NSF Graduate Research Fellowship, 2013 – 2018
- Best Oral Presentation in Basic Research, North American Benthological Society (NABS) annual meeting, Santa Fe, NM, 2010
- Katherine Esau Honor Key, Phi Beta Kappa, UC Santa Barbara Chapter, 2010
- Dean Bazzi Memorial Award, Dept. of Ecology, Evolution and Marine Biology, UC Santa Barbara, 2010
- Worster Award for Undergraduate Research, Dept. of Ecology, Evolution and Marine Biology, UC Santa Barbara, 2008
Selected Presentations and Publications
- Koenig, L.E., W.H. McDowell. 2012. Characterizing a tropical dry forest stream: Parallels and deviations from tropical streams of the Luquillo Mountains. LTER All-Scientists Meeting, Estes Park, CO.
- Albertson, L.K., L.E. Koenig, B.L. Lewis, S.C. Zeug, L.R. Harrison, B.J. Cardinale. 2012. How does restored habitat for Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) in the Merced River in California compare with other Chinook streams? River Research and Applications. doi: 10.1002/rra.1604
- Koenig, L.E., L.K. Albertson, and B.J. Cardinale. 2010. Will climate change alter the productivity of California streams? North American Benthological Society annual meeting, Santa Fe, NM.
- B.S., Department of Ecology, Evolution and Marine Biology, University of California – Santa Barbara, 201