Emily Richardson is a water quality researcher who primarily focuses on studying phytoplankton and associated water quality parameters in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta and San Francisco Bay. She specializes in data analysis and creating interactive visualizations and oversees data processing progress for numerous large-scale projects.
2020-Present Physical Scientist, U.S. Geological Survey, Sacramento, CA
2019-2020 GIS and Data Management Technician AmeriCorps Member, National Parks Service, Gatlinburg, TN
2017-2019 Graduate Research Assistant, Phytoplankton Research Lab, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
2016 Adirondack Corps Trail Maintenance Worker, Student Conservation Association, Long Lake, NY
2016 Academic Program Mentor and Tutor, The University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX
2015 Wildlife Library Database Technician, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Austin, TX
Education and Certifications
M.S., Wildlife, Aquatic, and Wildlands Science and Management, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX. Texas Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit.
B.S., Environmental Science, Minor in Biology, The University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX