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Emily E Woodward

Emily Woodward is a Physical Scientist with the Pennsylvania Water Science Center. Her research focuses on the fate and transport of organic contaminants in surface water and soil. 

Current Projects

  • PFAS monitoring in Pennsylvania surface waters
  • PFAS enrichment in natural foams on surface waters within the Delaware River Basin
  • Pesticide concentrations and mass in runoff from lettuce fields planted with treated seeds (California)


Professional Experience

  • 2021-Present – Physical Scientist, Pennsylvania Water Science Center

  • 2019-2021 – Physical Scientist, California Water Science Center

  • 2018-2019 – Project Scientist, University of California, Davis

  • 2017-2018 – Lecturer, Geology Department, California State University, Sacramento

  • 2016-2018 – Postdoctoral Soil Scientist, California Water Science Center


Education and Certifications

  • Ph.D., Soil Science and Biogeochemistry, Pennsylvania State University, 2016

  • M.S., Soil Science, Pennsylvania State University, 2012

  • B.A., Geology and Environmental Science, University of Akron, 2010


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