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Adam Moody

Adam Moody is a Chemist at the Columbia Environmental Research Center.

Since joining the USGS in 2013, Adam has devoted his career to researching the presence, distribution and fate of environmental organic contaminants in various environmental matrices (water, sediment, tissues, etc.) and specializes in the operation, maintenance and troubleshooting of chromatography (both gas and liquid) and mass spectrometry instrumentation systems. Presently, his research focuses on the occurrence of veterinary antibiotics and estrogens in livestock wastes and processes that limit the transport and enhance the degradation of these chemicals in vegetated buffer strips.

Professional Experience

  • 2013-present Chemist, USGS-Columbia Environmental Research Center, Columbia, MO

Education and Certifications

  • Ph.D. Soil Science , University of Missouri, presently ongoing

  • M.S. Chemistry, George Mason University, 2013

  • B.S. Earth Science, George Mason University, 2007