2nd Place, Best Poster Presentation, 2018 Bay-Delta Conference 2018
IAGC Graduate Student Research Grant 2018
Geological Society of America Graduate Research Grant 2018
Future Leaders of Coastal Science 2018
Robert L. Wiegel Scholarship for Coastal Studies 2017
National Geographic Society's Early Career Grant 2017
J. Casey Moore Award 2017
Myers Oceanographic and Marine Trust Research Award 2017
Geological Society of America Specialized Award - Hydrogeology Division Research Grant 2017
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Internship Program 2017
University of California at Santa Cruz, Regent’s Fellowship 2016
Harold T. Stearns Grant 2015
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship 2014 – present
Sea Grant Graduate Trainee Program 2014 – 2016
Richardson, C., Dulai, H., Popp, B., Ruttenberg, K., and J. Fackrell. Submarine groundwater discharge and biologically-driven variability in marine carbonate chemistry in Maunalua Bay, Oʻahu, Hawaiʻi. Geological Society of America, Cordilleran Section Meeting. May 22-26, 2017.
Richardson, C., Dulai, H., and R. Whittier. A multi-proxy approach for determining the sources and spatial variability of groundwater-delivered nutrients. AGU Fall Meeting (H11F-1414). Dec. 14-18, 2015.
Richardson, C., Dulai, H., and R. Whittier. Wastewater’s role in coastal nutrient loading: Maunalua Bay, Oʻahu. Water Resource Sustainability Issues on Tropical Islands Conference. Dec. 1-3, 2015.
Richardson, C. Nutrient sources and spatial variability in Maunalua Bay, Oʻahu. University of Hawaiʻi Sea Grant, Hanauma Bay Education Program. Nov. 22, 2015.
Richardson, C. Exploring groundwater’s connection to coastal ecosystems: Maunalua Bay, Oʻahu, Hawaiʻi. University of Hawaiʻi Sea Grant, Hanauma Bay Education Program. Nov. 30, 2014.
Richardson, C., Swarzenski, P., and C. Johnson. Quantifying groundwater exchange rates in a beach barrier lagoon using a radioisotopic tracer and geophysical methods. AGU Fall Meeting (H41F-1308). Dec. 9-13, 2013.
Richardson, C., and P. Swarzenski. On the physics of groundwater exchange in a beach barrier lagoon system: Younger Lagoon, Santa Cruz, CA. NIWR Annual Conference: Sustaining Water Resources and Ecological Functions in Changing Environments. June 11-14, 2013.
Richardson, C., and E. Neal. Ecohydrology: A spatial comparison of diel fluctuations in stream flow and evapotranspiration in the Pacific Northwest. Oregon State University NSF REU Symposium. August 18, 2011.
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Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography 2017 – present
Student President of American Water Works Association, Hawaiʻi Chapter 2014 – 2016
American Geophysical Union 2013 – present
Geological Society of America 2013 – present
University of California at Santa Cruz Santa Cruz, CA
Ph.D. student, Earth Sciences 2016 – present
University of Hawaiʻi at Manoa Honolulu, HI
M.S., Geology and Geophysics 2014 – 2016
University of California at Santa Cruz Santa Cruz, CA
B.S., Marine Biology, Minor in Earth Sciences 2010 – 2012
Undergraduate research mentor, Kaylee Glenney 2017 – present
Undergraduate research mentor, Carolyn Brady 2017 – present
2017 Science Fair Judge, Westlake Elementary, Santa Cruz, California
2017 (+2016) Led ocean circulation and density experiments for K-12 minority students at Expanding Your Horizons, Salinas, CA
2017 Summer research mentor, CC-RISE thru the Center for Dark Energy Biosphere Investigations at the University of California at Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA
2015 Undergraduate research mentor, Geology and Geophysics Dept., University of Hawaiʻi’ at Manoa, Honolulu, HI
2015 (+2014) Designed and led water pollution outreach activities at Bishop Museum’s free public “Science Alive!” event,
2014 Designed and led a two-day water pollution outreach activity for K-12 students at the University of Hawaiʻi’s Open House event,
2013 Santa Cruz County Science Fair Judge, Santa Cruz, CA
2013 Undergraduate mentor through Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) at the University of California at Santa Cruz,
Santa Cruz, CA
2012 Trip leader whitewater rafting guide for at-risk youth, American River, Coloma, CA
2011 Led public water quality monitoring events as an intern at the Coastal Watershed Council, Santa Cruz, CA
2010 Assisted in the capture, transport, and treatment of local mustelid and pinniped spp. at the Marine Mammal Rescue Center,
Moss Landing, CA
Richardson, C., H. Dulai, B. Popp, K. Ruttenberg, and J. Fackrell. Submarine groundwater discharge drives biogeochemistry in two Hawaiian reefs. Limnology and Oceanography, 2017. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/lno.10654
Richardson, C., Dulaiova, H., and R. Whittier. Sources and spatial variability of groundwater-delivered nutrients in Maunalua Bay, Oahu, Hawaiʻi. Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies, 2015. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejrh.2015.11.006
Nelson, C., Donahue, M., Dulaiova, H., Goldberg, S., La Valle, F., Lubarsky, K., Richardson, C., Silbiger, N., and F. Thomas. Fluorescent dissolved organic matter as a multivariate biogeochemical tracer of submarine groundwater discharge in coral reef ecosystems. 2015. Marine Chemistry. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marchem.2015.06.026
Johnson, C., Swarzenski, P., Richardson, C., Smith, C., Kroeger, K., and P. Ganguli. Ground-truthing electrical resistivity methods in support of submarine groundwater discharge studies: Examples from Hawaiʻi, Washington, and California. Journal of Environmental and Engineering Geophysics, 2013. http://dx.doi.org/10.2113/jeeg20.1.81
Richardson, C. A short-term assessment of spatial and temporal variations in water quality of the San Lorenzo River. UC Water Resources Center, 2011. http://escholarship.org/uc/item/82c9j37t