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Deborah L Stoliker

Deborah Stoliker is a Bureau Approving Official in the Office of Science Quality and Integrity.

Deborah began her career at USGS in 2003 as a hydrologist with the National Research Program - Western Branch (NRP-WB), part of the Water Mission Area (WMA). Deborah served as the Assistant Branch Chief of NRP-WB beginning in 2015 and, upon on the reorganization of the Water Mission Area in 2017, as the Deputy Director of the Earth System Processes Division - the single focal point for disciplinary and interdiscplinary process studies, research and development in WMA. In 2020, Deborah joined the Office of Science Quality and Integrity as a Bureau Approving Official, where she reviews and approves research and interpretative products for release to the public or other Federal agencies on behalf of the Director of the U.S. Geological Survey. Deborah's research interests focus on understanding biogeochemical processes occurring at the mineral-water interface controlling fate and transport of contaminants in the environment.  She holds a master's degree in Geological and Environmental Sciences from Stanford University and a bachelor's degree in Chemistry from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.