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, 2010