ESP Biography

LIDA TENEVA, Stanford graduate student, studying coral reefs

Major: EESS

College/Employer: Stanford University

Year of Graduation: 2012

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

Lida Teneva is a first-year graduate student at Stanford, studying coral reefs and climate change, more specifically how the ocean near coral reefs responds to atmospheric climate change and how does the life on a coral reef change with time. Lida loves travelling and learning about different environments and cultures, and is thankful to get a chance to travel for her studies. When not in the field or in the lab analyzing corals, Lida enjoys photography, learning how to play guitar, dancing, and playing sports.

Past Classes

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S160: Coral Reefs - the Rainforests of the Ocean in Splash! Fall 2008 (Oct. 18, 2008)
Have you ever thought about how rich the ocean is with life? Have you ever been to or seen a postcard of those picture-perfect tropical beaches surrounded by coral reefs? Coral reefs are the most diverse and perhaps the most beautiful areas of the ocean. In this class we'll talk about what makes a coral reef, what plants and animals live there, how do coral reefs respond to climate change and how long they can live. We'll see lots of pictures and video, play a game, and hear about cool things people can do to study the ocean and life on coral reefs.