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Jennifer  Sun

Environmental Analyst
Clean Water Program
Bay Regional Monitoring Program

Jennifer received her B.S. in Environmental Science from Cornell University in 2013, with a focus on aquatic ecology and water management. At Cornell, she conducted research related to bioremediation, thiamine deficiency disease in Great Lakes fish, and aquatic invasive species biology. She became interested in conducting applied science in the Bay-Delta region while interning with the EPA Region 9’s Water Division in San Francisco. Prior to joining SFEI, she worked at a groundwater management and engineering firm in Southern California, where she worked on salt and nutrient management studies and groundwater VOC contamination issues. Jennifer joined SFEI’s Clean Water group in 2015, where she works primarily with the Bay Regional Monitoring Program.

Related Projects, News, and Events

RMP Annual Meeting 2016 (Event)

The RMP Annual Meeting is held every year in the early fall. The meeting is an opportunity for RMP stakeholders to discuss current RMP projects and highlight interesting new research. 

New Reports Show Progress Toward Understanding Nutrient Impacts in the Bay (News)

SFEI scientists studying the role and effects of nutrients in the Bay recently completed two draft reports that summarize current knowledge of the issue. 

Contaminants of Emerging Concern Strategy (Project)

Over the last decade, researchers and government agencies have begun to collect occurrence, fate, and toxicity data for a number of chemicals. Some of these chemicals have been classified as contaminants of emerging concern (CECs), often due to due to their high volume use, potential for toxicity in non-target species, and the increasing number of studies that report their occurrence in the environment.

RMP Annual Meeting Summarized on Twitter (Event)

The RMP Annual Meeting was held in conjunction this year with the State of the Estuary Conference. Collectively, the events brought together over 800 people interested in the condition of our estuary.

Below is featured a collection of highlights of the conference as recorded in social media in the form of videos, images, quotations, and other observations. We hope you enjoy perusing this unique conversation of over 89 users, 500 tweets, and a world-wide audience of over 400,000 people.

State of the Estuary Conference on Twitter (Event)

In an event convened by the San Francisco Estuary Partnership, SFEI contributed its own intellectual labor to the State of the Estuary Conference. Letitia Grenier served as the lead scientist for the State of the Estuary Report, unveiled at the gathering, and SFEI's scientists and technologists were featured prominently in the program on subjects ranging from nutrients to landscape resilience to green infrastructure to data and tools. By all measures, it was a successful conference.

Bay RMP Water Monitoring Cruise: August-September 2015 (Event)

On August 26, 2015, the RMP will begin its 23rd year of water quality sampling in the San Francisco Bay. Samples will be collected from across the whole Bay: from Lower South Bay to the Delta to just outside the Golden Gate Bridge. This year the RMP is partnering with the U.S. Geological Survey to collect the samples from their research vessel RV Turning Tide.