Cody Payne

Biologist & Field Technician
Mr. Payne’s work includes:
  • Soil, surface water, and ground water sampling for environmental compliance and monitoring
  • Sampling equipment maintenance, installation, and field inspection
  • Quarterly ground water sampling for NMED Groundwater Discharge Permit compliance for over 30 facilities in New Mexico
  • Field sampling/surveying commercial and recreational fisheries
  • At-sea biological sampling aboard commercial fishing vessels for state and federal government agencies
  • Fisheries operations monitoring
  • Biological data collection and statistical analysis
  • Preparation of biological reports/papers

M.S. Fisheries Biology and Management, James Cook University, Townsville, QLD, Australia, 2015

B.S. Marine Biology, College of Charleston, Charleston, SC, 2011