Mark Olson's CV

Education

Washington University, St. Louis, MO. Aug 1994-present. Ph. D. candidate, candidacy exams passed in April, 1996.

Accademia delle Belle Arti G. B. Cignaroli, Verona, Italy. 1993-1994. First year of a four-year course in drawing, painting, engraving, anatomy, and art history.

B. A. in botany, University of California at Santa Barbara, 1992.

Academic Honors

President's Honor Roll, Santa Barbara City College


Languages

Fluency in Italian and Spanish; read French and Portuguese

Publications

Olson, M., and L. Lianli. (in press). Moringaceae. Flora of China.

Olson,M., P. Berry, and G. Aymard. (in press) Flacourtiaceae. in Steyermark, J. A., P, E. Berry, and B. K. Holst, eds. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana vol. 5. Timber Press.

Berry, P. E., and M. Olson. 1999. A new rheophytic species of Eucaerea (Flacourtiaceae) from Sierra de la Neblina, Venezuela. Brittonia 50(4): 493-496.

Olson, M. 1994. Julianiaceae. The world of plants weekly encyclopaedia. Asahi Shimbun, Chuo-ku, Japan.

Olson, M. 1993. Vernal wetlands of the Burton Mesa Project Area, Santa Barbara County, California. A report presented to the Santa Barbara County Resource Management Department, Contract # 8500381

Olson,M. 1993. Buellton redevelopment area biological assessment. Prepared for MacKenzie & Simpson Consulting. Contract # 1208.

Olson,M. 1992. Storke Campus Wetlands interpretive plan and interpretive brochure. Prepared for the University of California at Santa Barbara Department of Budget and Planning. Contract # 34075-0.

Olson,M. 1992. Flora and evaluation of impacts, Camino Corto vernal pool parcel, Isla Vista, California. A report presented to the Santa Barbara County Resource Management Department. Contract # 0926240

Olson,M. 1992. Leona Valley rare plant survey. Prepared for the Leona Valley Town Council on behalf of Chase Mellen, attorney.

Olson,M. 1992. Vernal pools of northern Santa Barbara County California. A report presented to the Santa Barbara County Resource Management Department. Contract # 8100428.

Olson,M. 1991. Evaluation of the Orcutt vernal pools, Santa Barbara County, California. A report presented to the Santa Barbara County Resource Management Department. Contract 092314.

Olson,M. 1988. A field trip without the field. Cactus and Succulent Journal 62: 87.


Grants

National Geographic Society. 1998. For fieldwork to collect Moringa

National Science Foundation. 1998. For field work to collect Moringa and related laboratory work

Cactus and Succulent Society of America. 1997. For construction of a greenhouse for Moringa cultivation

Lompoc Botanical Society, Santa Barbara County, CA. 1992. For documentation of rare wetlands of Santa Barbara County.


Illustrations

Missouri Botanical Garden. 1997. Illustration of new species of plant for Berry, P., and M. Olson. (in prep.) Eucaerea rhaeophytica, a new rhaeophyte from the Guayana region of Venezuela.

Missouri Botanical Garden. 1996. Drawings and paintings for world wide web pages.

University of California Natural Reserve System, Carpinteria Salt Marsh Reserve, Santa Barbara County, CA. 1993. Main reserve sign layout and artwork.

Sedgwick Ranch Conservation Association. 1993. Main logo.

Hollister Ranch Conservancy. 1993. Illustrations of plants for 'The Hollister Hawk.'

Esau, K. and D. Russell. 1992. Katherine Esau: A Life of Achievements. UC Davis Library. Cover art.

The Nature Conservancy. Nipomo Dunes Preserve, San Luis Obispo County, CA. 1992. Logos for patches, signs and vehicles.

Artwork for Olson, M. 1992. Storke Campus Wetlands interpretive plan and interpretive brochure. Prepared for the University of California at Santa Barbara Department of Budget and Planning. Contract# 34075-0


 

 

 

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