Liesl Tiefenthaler

Liesl Tiefenthaler is a Senior Research Technician working in the Biology Department. She received B.S. in marine biology from California State University, Long Beach in 1991. Tiefenthaler joined SCCWRP in July 1994. Currently she is working on projects to characterize the sources of nutrients from atmospheric deposition and “natural background” and estimating those sources to stream, estuaries and nearshore coastal zone. She also conducts biological assessments of the condition of waterbodies using surveys and other direct measurements of resident biological organisms macroinvertebrates, fish, and plants to answer the question of whether waterbodies meet their designated aquatic life uses.


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