Senior Scientist, Principal

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Paul Salop has over 15 years of experience working for consulting firms and state and Federal agencies. Paul is currently serving as Project Manager for AMS in its role supporting the Alameda Countywide Clean Water Program’s (ACCWP) stormwater monitoring and watershed management efforts, managing all field collection efforts and field quality control for the Status and Trends Component of the Regional Monitoring Program for Water Quality in the San Francisco Estuary, investigating TMDL pollutant reduction implementation options for an EPA Grant Project, and receiving water monitoring for the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission to inform modeling efforts and infrastructure upgrades. Paul manages quality assurance for AMS and has served as Quality Assurance Officer on multiple projects, including ones conducted for both federal (e.g., EPA) and State agencies (e.g., California State Prop 13 and Prop 50 grant projects). Paul has an MS in Marine Resource Management from Oregon State University and a BS in Industrial Engineering from North Carolina State University.


  • American Academy of Underwater Scientists (2021)
  • NAUI Diver First Aid (2021)
  • PADI Drysuit Diver (2004)
  • PADI Advanced Open Water Diver (1993)
  • PADI Open Water Diver (1991)
  • Engineer in Training (North Carolina, 1989)