Pamela Reilly is a Hydrologist in the Water Quality and Biological Studies Section of the U.S. Geological Survey New Jersey Water Science center.
Her work at the USGS is centered on broad, interdisciplinary studies of water quality, hydrology, geochemistry and ecology. Her present research involves characterizing contaminant sources and mobility in streams and subsurface environments to inform NJ regulatory and remediation actions. Other research interests include understanding urbanization effects on water resources and using innovative tools for contaminant monitoring. She is passionate about taking complex scientific findings and communicating them in way that water-resource managers can use to make public health and regulatory decisions.
Landslide Monitoring in the Atlantic Highlands, NJ.
Background Soil Arsenic Concentrations in the NJ Coastal Plain
Mercury Variability and Sources in the NJ Coastal Plain
Researching innovative monitoring techniques for HABs
NAWQA SW lead for NJ WSC
1998-1999. Environmental Consultant with RMC Environmental at Lakehurst Naval Base, NJ.
1999-2000. Intern in the Field Operations Unit, USGS New Jersey Water Science Center
2000-Current. Hydrologist in the Water Quality and Biological Research Studies Section at the USGS New Jersey Water Science Center
Education and Certifications
B.S. Biology, Monmouth University, 1998
M.S. Environmental Science, Rutgers University, 2004