Jay Word is a project manager at EcoAnalysts with over 15 years of experience in marine, estuarine and freshwater toxicology and ecological evaluations, remedial investigations, and scientific sampling. He has acted in lead roles for numerous freshwater and marine studies. Mr. Word has developed changes to test methodologies for the Puget Sound Estuary Protocols.
Mr. Word has been involved in a variety of projects from bioassay testing conducted following specific protocols to more creative research oriented programs. He is proficient in performing, conducting analysis, and reporting for toxicity tests of water and sediments using invertebrates and fish. He has collected samples from Brazil to the American Arctic and many ports and waterways in between. Mr. Word has also performed taxonomic identifications and conducted multivariate analysis on many benthic communities.