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Alyssa M.

Somers
Stockton, CA 95203 Davis, CA 95616 (209) 981-3514 amsomers@ucdavis.edu
EDUCATION
University of California, Davis- B.S. Environmental Science and Management Jun 2017
Watershed Science Track.

Related Course Work: Environmental Monitoring, GIS, Remote Sensing, Global Environmental
Interactions, Soil Science and Land Use, Hydrologic Science, Biological Conservation of Fishes,
Water Policy and Politics, CEQA, Atmospheric Science, Process Geomorphology.
SKILLS
MS Suite ESRI GIS ENVI 5.2
Excel Pivot Tables Digitization Classification
GPS Navigation Spatial Analysis Change Detection
SCIENTIFIC/EXPERIMENTAL EXPERIENCE
California Department of Fish and Wildlife - Intern Jul-Sep 2016, Apr 2017-Present
Filed Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreements (LSA).
Visited LSA project sites to analyze project feasibility and habitat quality.
Reviewed proposed Mitigated Negative Declarations (MND).
Used CNDDB database in BIOS to identify species presence in MND project sites.
Wrote comment letters to ensure MNDs followed CEQA guidelines.
Aided several wildlife surveys.
Set up and collected wildlife cameras in remote locations.
Recorded clear and organized data.
UC Davis Alan Hastings Beetle lab- Research Assistant Feb 2016-Present
Performed experiments in a team and autonomously.
Tested beetle response to climate change and the impact of assisted migration.
Experimented with theories including priority effect and checkerboard pattern distribution.
Maintained multiple stocks of beetles, organized by species and generation.
Performed repetitive tasks with precision and under strict time constraints.
Assessed feasibility of proposed protocol and solved problems with experimental design.
Trained new employees.
Entered and verified data in Excel.

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE
Stockton Collegiate International School- Tutor Jun-Jul 2014, 2015
Tutored and monitored students grades 6-12.
Communicated difficult concepts in an easy to understand language.
Called parents to ensure student attendance.
Assisted with the maintenance of schools laptop security and performance.
REFERENCES
Angela Calderaro Tad Dallas Stacy Anderson
Sr. Environmental Scientist Lab Supervisor Environmental Scientist
(916) 358-2920 (630) 212-9221 (916) 956-7044
angela.calderaro@wildlife.ca.gov tdallas@ucdavis.edu stacy.anderson@wildlife.ca.gov