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About the Ecosystem Processes Division

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What We Do

The Ecosystem Processes Division (EPD):

  • Uses state-of-the-art targeted and non-targeted analytical methods to generate data on the presence, concentration levels, and ecological effects of emerging priority chemical contaminants and their degradates in natural and built environments.
  • Develops data and predictive tools to evaluate and prioritize chemical and nonchemical stressors based on the potential for human and ecological exposure, health impacts, and ecosystem degradation.
  • Develops next generation cloud-based hydrology, water quality, and ecology modeling platform to facilitate data provisioning services, modeling workflows, mobile apps to support effective management of watersheds and ecosystems.
  • Develops cost effective, reliable, and documentable means to identify, monitor, and control vapor intrusion into homes and buildings to reduce or prevent potential occupant exposures and associated health impacts.

Relevant Research

Landscape and Aquatic Systems Modeling Branch:

Chemical Processes and Systems Branch:

Management

Brian Schumacher, Director

 

Branches

  • Chemical Processes and Systems Branch
  • Landscape and Aquatic Systems Modeling Branch

 

Main Office Location

Athens, Georgia