Current Work:

Stanford’s Patricia Burchat merges engineering and physics to create new¬†major – AAAS MemberCentral, June 12, 2014

Drilling boom brings ‘light pollution’ to Southwest’s pristine night skiesGreenwire, March 12, 2014

Biologists try anti-terror technology to spy on coralsGreenwire, Sept. 3, 2013

‘Gadget freak’ biologist invents ways to glimpse glowing creatures in the deepGreenwire, Aug. 9, 2013

Former EPA agent swaggers into second career with ‘in your face’ green groupGreenwire, May 15, 2013

Once considered a backwater, invigorated panel tries to ‘maximize its potential’E&E Daily, April 16, 2013

Manatee deaths call attention to rising tide of toxic algal bloomsGreenwire, March 26, 2013

Whales call, robots listen and help arrives for an imperiled speciesGreenwire, Jan. 24, 2013

Group embarks on ‘politically impossible’ push for marine reservesGreenwire, Nov. 26, 2012

Company aims to pick up where government left off for satellite weather dataGreenwire, April 27, 2012

Calif. Forest Hailed as Model for New Management Paradigm – New York Times, Sept. 29, 2011

Dorothy Peteet reconstructing past climate one seed at a time – AAAS MemberCentral, April 11, 2011

Remote Pacific Island a Living Laboratory for Climate ChangeNew York Times, Feb. 11, 2011

Building a Better Crosswalk — for Moose, Bear and ElkNew York Times, Jan. 20, 2011

Carbon Sinks Yield Secondary Benefits for Developing CountriesNew York Times, Dec. 1, 2010

Fledgling Academies Focus on Access to Electricity in AfricaNew York Times, Nov. 11, 2010

Global Economy Must Tally Environmental Costs — ReportNew York Times, Oct. 20, 2010

New Map Shows Measuring Carbon in Amazon Is FeasibleNew York Times, Sept. 14, 2010

Murky Relationships Mark Scientific Efforts to Assess Gulf Spill’s ImpactsNew York Times, Aug. 18, 2010

The Vault [PDFs]:

Joe Palca wins Victor Cohn awardScienceWriters, January 2009

City escapes ‘direct threat’Solana Beach Sun, Nov. 2, 2008

High-tech exploration reveals mysteries of art historyLa Jolla Light, Sept. 18, 2008

Saving our biodiversitySolana Beach Sun, April 4, 2008

Saving that which is sacredSolana Beach Sun, Feb. 18, 2008

CERT-ified: An inside look at emergency trainingSolana Beach Sun, Feb. 8, 2008

Local rocket science goes for the moon – Solana Beach Sun, Aug. 3, 2007

I’m not abused, I’m hardcoreSolana Beach Sun, July 6, 2007

Technology hits the wavesSolana Beach Sun, June 29, 2007