Monica Appiano

Monica Appiano

Monica Appiano received her undergraduate degree in Earth Science with an Ocean Science Concentration from University of California, Santa Cruz. Currently, Monica is studying the sediment properties at Elkhorn Slough to assist researchers with conservation work to preserve the tidal salt marsh plant pickleweed. She hopes to understand which sediment properties support resilient pickleweed and which properties are potential drivers of marsh degradation. This work will also assist in understanding Elkhorn Slough's sediment distribution patterns and how this affects this ecosystem as a whole!

Email: mappiano@mlml.calstate.edu