Christina Buck is a biologist with expertise in estuarine, marine, and aquatic systems. She has conducted environmental monitoring projects throughout the United States (including Alaska) and the Caribbean. She has extensive experience in a wide range of scientific sampling techniques related to water quality, special-status amphibians, benthic macroinvertebrates, fish populations, marine birds and mammals, and instream flow. Prior to working at Stillwater, Christina completed a Master ‘s thesis investigating the influence of coastal nutrients on phytoplankton productivity in Drakes Estero, California. Currently, she is working on water quality, special-status amphibian, and bioassessment surveys in the Sierras and a methylmercury control measures and reservoir management plan. Outside of work, Christina enjoys hiking, diving, and living in San Francisco.
Education: M.S. Marine Biology; B.S. Biology
Permits Held: Authorized to handle Sierra Nevada yellow-legged frogs pursuant to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 10(a)1(A) recovery Permit #TE237086-2