Dr. Jonathan Nuwer is a chemist and oceanographer with more than 12 years of experience performing oceanographic and environmental investigations, including aquatic sediment characterizations and marine habitat monitoring and assessment. His expertise includes environmental data interpretation, chemical database management, analytical chemistry, numerical modeling, and statistical analysis. Dr. Nuwer has been a technical lead responsible for study design, field coordination, and data management for environmental monitoring, dredged material, and source tracing investigations. He is a specialist in the field of chemical forensics, experienced in the identification of unique chemical fingerprints attributable to a variety of industrial and municipal sources. Dr. Nuwer has a Ph..D in Oceanography and a B.S. degree in Environmental Chemistry.