James Romano is a Physical Scientist with the Upper Midwest Science Center.
James Romano is a physical scientist with the U.S. Geological Survey Upper Midwest Water Science Center located in Milwaukee Wisconsin. During his time with the USGS James has had the opportunity to conduct a wide variety of water quality sampling. This includes sampling the Great Lakes for both surface water and sediment, Great Lakes tributaries, and other lakes and rivers around the upper Midwest region of the country. James' field efforts have supported projects seeking to investigate PFAS concentrations in water and sediment, microplastic concentrations within the water column, Microbiology markers, storm water loading in rivers, harmful algal blooms in lakes and rivers, as well as other ecological surveys of a waterway and the riparian zone.