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Sara Powell
Science Communicator

Cooperative Oxford Laboratory

904 S Morris St
Oxford, MD 21654
USA

Email: Sara.Powell@noaa.gov

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PERSONAL DETAILS

NameSara Powell
EmailSara.Powell@noaa.gov

EDUCATION

2010

Master of Science, Environmental Health Sciences, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina

2007

Bachelor of Science, with honors, Cum Laude, Marine Science, University of South Carolina Honors College, Columbia, South Carolina


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2010-present

Science Communicator – EcoCheck, UMCES/NOAA partnership, Oxford, Maryland

2007-2009

Graduate Research Assistant - Baruch Institute Geographic Information Processing Laboratory, Arnold School of Public Health, USC

2008-2009

Water Quality Pilot Project - Lake Wateree, SC, Thesis Research, USC

2008

Summer work on Tidal Prediction Web Service Quality Control GIS Project - P.I. Dr. Michael E. Hodgson, USC

2006-2007

Undergraduate Research Assistant - Baruch Institute Geographic Information Processing Laboratory, USC

2006

Summer Intern - USC Baruch Institute for Marine and Coastal Sciences, North Inlet-Winyah Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve


PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

2007-2009

Arnold School of Public Health Dean's Student Advisory Committee (DSAC), Environmental Health Sciences Department Masters Representative

2008-2009

DSAC Service Committee co-chair

2007-2009

USC Region II Science & Engineering Fair judge

2007-2009

SC-GA Regional National Ocean Sciences Bowl volunteer


PUBLICATIONS

Powell, S.L. 2010. Lake Wateree – Getting out of the Lake and into the Watershed; A Study of Volunteer Monitoring Efforts, Water Quality, and Community Outreach. University of South Carolina Masters Thesis.

Porter, D.E., Chandler, G.T., Shervette, V., Gaertner, K., Scott, C. Powell, S.L., Kingsmore, B., DeLorenzo, M., Fulton, M. and T. Pullaro. 2009. Coastal Integrated Demographic-Economic-Environmental Prediction (CIDEEP) Program: Public Health and Environmental Health State-of-Knowledge Final Report. Submitted to NOAA/NOS/NCCOS.

Powell, S.L. 2007. Using GIS and remote sensing to develop and assess baseline information on impervious surfaces in support of land use planning in the coastal zone. University of South Carolina Honors Thesis.


PRESENTATIONS

Powell, S.L. 2010. Getting out of the Lake and into the Watershed – A Study of Volunteer Monitoring Efforts, Water Quality, and Community Outreach. February STAR/GIT Monthly Coordination Meeting, Annapolis, Maryland.

Powell, S.L., D.E. Porter, and R. Kloot. 2009. Participatory Water Quality Monitoring – A Partnership between Researchers and Homeowners in South Carolina. Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation 20th Biennial Conference, Portland, Oregon.

Powell, S.L. 2009. WaterWatch, USC, and Lake Wateree. Lake Wateree Association Annual Meeting, Camden, South Carolina.

Powell, S.L. 2009. WaterWatch & USC – 2008 Results and Ongoing Research. WHOA/LWA Community Forum: It's All About Water, Ridgeway, South Carolina.

Powell, S.L. 2009. Water Quality Basics. WaterWatch Volunteer Orientation, Ridgeway, South Carolina.

Powell, S.L. 2008. Analysis and GIS Modeling of Water Quality Data from Lake Wateree. The 1st Biennial South Carolina Water Resources Conference, Charleston, South Carolina.

Powell, S.L. 2008. Using GIS/remote sensing to evaluate impervious surfaces in support of coastal land use planning. Poster session presented at: University of South Carolina Graduate Student Day, Columbia, South Carolina.

Powell, S.L., Porter, D.E., Allen, W., Walker, S., and Hibbert, J. 2007. Using GIS/remote sensing to evaluate impervious surfaces in support of coastal land use planning. Poster session presented at: 19th Biennial Conference of the Estuarine Research Federation, Providence, Rhode Island.


AWARDS

2009 Dean's Student Travel Grant Award, for travel to the Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation’s 20th Biennial Conference in Portland, Oregon
2009 Nominated as a student member to the Delta Omega Honorary Society
2009 HRSA Public Health Traineeship Award
2008 Dean's Student Travel Grant Award, for travel to South Carolina Water Resources Conference in Charleston, South Carolina
2007 Dean's Student Travel Grant Award, for travel to Estuarine Research Federation’s 19th Biennial Conference in Providence, Rhode Island
2007 Estuarine Research Federation Student Travel Award ($300)
2006 Summer Study Abroad Fellowship, for travel to Greece & Turkey ($2,000)
2003-2007 Lieber Scholar ($22,000)
2003-2007 Palmetto Fellow ($26,719)
2003-2007 National Merit Scholarship ($2,000)
2003-2007 University Scholars Scholarship ($6,000)
2003 Canon Envirothon scholarship ($500)
2002 Canon Envirothon scholarship ($200)
2001 Canon Envirothon scholarship ($500)

Publications


Science Communication Publications

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2012
Kruczynski WL and Fletcher PJ (2012) Tropical Connections: South Florida's marine environment. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 494pp (Book)
Integration and Application Network (2012) Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays Trust Fund. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 4pp (Newsletter)
2011
Wicks EC, Kelsey RH and Powell SL (2011) State of Baltimore Harbor's Ecological and Human Health: 2010. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 56pp (Report)
Integration and Application Network (2011) Baltimore Harbor's Ecological and Human Health: 2010. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 2pp (Report card)
Integration and Application Network (2011) Assessing the ecological and human health status of Baltimore's Inner Harbor. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 1pp (Poster)
Integration and Application Network (2011) Partnering with watershed organizations to produce tributary-specific report cards. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 15pp (Presentation)
Wicks EC, Kelsey RH, Powell S, Schwartz L, Stack B, Dennison WC (2011) Application of a new monitoring and analysis protocol to assess the health of Baltimore's Inner Harbor. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 1pp (Poster)
Integration and Application Network (2011) Assessing the ecological and human health status of Baltimore's Inner Harbor. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 32pp (Presentation)
Integration and Application Network (2011) 2010 Chester River Report Card. Chester River Association, 4pp (Report card)
Integration and Application Network (2011) Total Maximum Daily Loads: A citizen's guide to the Chesapeake Bay TMDL. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 4pp (Newsletter)
Wicks EC, Andreychek ML, Kelsey RH, Powell SL (2011) Sampling and data analysis protocols for Mid-Atlantic tidal tributary indicators. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 52pp (Report)
Integration and Application Network (2011) Chesapeake Bay Report Card 2010. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 6pp (Report card)
Powell SL and Kelsey RH (2011) Deep Creek Lake Baseline Condition Assessment. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 4pp (Newsletter)
Kelsey RH and Powell SL (2011) Deep Creek Lake Baseline Assessment Report. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 36pp (Report)
2010
Integration and Application Network (2010) 2009 Sassafras River Report Card. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 8pp (Report card)
Integration and Application Network (2010) Expanding the diversity of the Mid-Atlantic Tributary Assessment Coalition. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 1pp (Poster)
Integration and Application Network (2010) 2010 Summer Review. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD (Report)
Integration and Application Network (2010) 2009 Nanticoke River Report Card. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 4pp (Report card)
Integration and Application Network (2010) Blue Crab Status Report. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 4pp (Newsletter)
Integration and Application Network (2010) Maryland Coastal Bays Report Card 2009. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 5pp (Report card)
Integration and Application Network (2010) 2010 Chesapeake Bay Forecast. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD (Report)
Integration and Application Network (2010) 2009 Chester River Report Card. Chester River Association, 4pp (Report card)
Integration and Application Network (2010) Chesapeake Bay Report Card 2009. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 6pp (Report card)
Integration and Application Network (2010) A Guide to the Mid-Atlantic Tributary Report Cards. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 4pp (Newsletter)
Integration and Application Network (2010) Getting out of the Lake and into the Watershed: a study of volunteer monitoring efforts, water quality, and community outreach. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 22pp (Presentation)

Media


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The Baltimore Sun B'More Green Blog (Wed 1 Jun, 2011)
Deep Creek Lake gets 'incomplete' on health check