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Phil Wiescher, PhD

Senior Environmental Scientist

Mr. Wiescher has ten years of experience in the ecological, environmental, toxicology, and data analysis fields. His background includes a doctorate in biology, emphasizing terrestrial and aquatic ecology research, ecological and human health risk assessment, environmental permitting, contaminant fate and transport, environmental forensics of multiple source impacted media, contaminant stable-isotope analysis, water quality assessment, and…

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Who is Phil Wiescher, PhD?

Mr. Wiescher has ten years of experience in the ecological, environmental, toxicology, and data analysis fields. His background includes a doctorate in biology, emphasizing terrestrial and aquatic ecology research, ecological and human health risk assessment, environmental permitting, contaminant fate and transport, environmental forensics of multiple source impacted media, contaminant stable-isotope analysis, water quality assessment, and environmental sampling and characterization. His quantitative background includes developing bioaccumulation models, applying various multivariate statistic approaches to environmental forensics analyses, and Monte Carlo simulation methods. Statistics and models are run using a variety of software packages, including R Programming Language, ProUCL, Microsoft Excel, and other custom programs. Mr. Wiescher’s diverse background allows him to work effectively on a variety of projects.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy in Biology, University of Utah

 

Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, with Honors, University of Oregon

 

Bachelor of Arts in History, with Honors, University of Oregon

Certifications

40-Hour Hazardous Waste Operation Training

 

8-Hour Hazardous Waste Operation Refresher Training

 

Oregon Boater Certification, recognized by the National Association of Boating Law Administrators, U.S. Coast Guard, and Oregon State Marine Board

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