Degree Earned: PhD
Graduation Year: 2002
Advisor(s): Deb Swackhamer
Thesis Title: Mechanistic studies of the bioaccumulation of polychlorinated biphenyls in phytoplankton.
Thomas is now working as an environmental scientist at the San Francisco Estuary Institute, where he contributes as a project scientist and manager to the Contaminant Monitoring & Research and Watershed Science programs. Current projects include a monitoring strategy for the San Joaquin River basin, technical support for the development of a comprehensive long-term monitoring plan for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, and developing a watershed indicator system for the San Francisco Estuary. Prior to working at SFEI, he was a Sea Grant Fellow at the Great Lakes Commission and conducted postdoctoral studies at UC Davis. His current work combines his interests in water quality and public policy.
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