Christina DeVera is a Physical Scientist with the USGS Geology, Energy & Minerals (GEM) Science Center in Reston, VA.
Christina received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology concentrating in environmental and conservation science from George Mason University in 2010. Since joining the USGS in 2009, Christina has been a part of numerous research efforts including methanogenesis studies, the CO2 Geologic Sequestration Assessment Project, hydraulic fracturing and effects on human health, studying microbial communities in natural CO2 systems within the United States, and more recently, source rocks in North Slope Alaska. Presently, her research is focused on driving factors of microbial communities within naturally occurring CO2 systems within the United States and gamma ray spectroscopy of source rocks in North Slope Alaska. Christina is also the LIMS Coordinator and Collateral Duty Safety Program Coordinator for EERSC.
- B.S. Biology, College of Science, George Mason University, 2010
- March 2016 - Present: Physical Scientist, USGS Eastern Energy Resources Science Center, Reston, VA
- December 2009 - March 2016: Physical Science Technician, USGS Eastern Energy Resources Science Center, Reston, VA