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DMS Science & Analysis

Science and Analysis

The Science and Analysis (S&A) team provides support to DMS project managers, vendors, and the scientific community. With over 600 projects and 20 years of data collection, S&A strives to increase program effectiveness and project success by developing data standards and conducting data analysis.

S&A's Goals  

  • Advance the science of mitigation and restoration 
  • Examine methods and technologies that will help reduce project cost and increase project success
  • Collaborate with the mitigation and scientific community to promote and facilitate scientifically sound mitigation decisions

Greg Melia presenting water quality research at the 2018 EcoStream conference in Asheville, NC.

Our Team

Periann Russell, Geomorphologist and Team Lead

Melonie Allen, Wetland and Soil Scientist

Greg Melia, Water Quality and Stream Scientist

Lin Xu, Water Resources Engineer

Casey Haywood, Environmental Scientist

Sarah Schwarzer, GIS Analyst