Danielle Cleveland, Ph.D.

Biography

Danielle is part of the Toxic Elements team at USGS-Columbia Environmental Research Center.  Toxic Elements and its partners study inorganic contaminants in a wide variety of environmental matrices, including mammal, fish, avian, invertebrate, vegetation, and herpetofauna tissues, as well as in water, pore water, and sediments and soils. Capabilities include inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry (ICP-MS), microwave digestion, ion chromatography, flow injection-hydride generation-atomic absorption spectrophotometry (FI-HG-AAS), direct mercury analysis, passive and active pore water sampling methods for metals and DOC, lyophilization, and cryogrinding.  

Education

Ph.D. Chemistry, University of Connecticut (Storrs, CT), 2007