Research Team Bios

Tod Granicher
Research Scientist
Tod Granicher
  • BA, Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz, 1982







Environmental Specialist, Office of Water Programs, California State University, Sacramento, 2004–present
  • Sampling and analytical quality assurance/control compliance
  • Sample collection and analytical data methodology and interpretation
  • Data review, storage, and retrieval
  • Monitoring methodology and analytical data review
  • OWP Water Quality Laboratory management
  • Caltrans stormwater and monitoring equipment database management
  • Software development for data retrieval and data management
Project Manager, Sequoia Analytical Laboratories/Severn-Trent Laboratories, San Francisco, 1991–2003
  • Analytical project design for one of the world's largest environmental laboratory networks
  • Customized sample-collection and analytical strategy development based on operational, contractual, and regulatory requirements of clients
  • Technical consulting for clients across a wide multidisciplinary spectrum
  • Project-specific method development in accordance with federal and state methodology and laboratory SOP
  • Laboratory QA/QC compliance
  • Laboratory data report design and production
  • Client-directed laboratory services interpretation and training for non-experts
Professional Interests: Analytical methodology and instrumentation; data quality control; environmental sample collection equipment and practices; database design, implementation, maintenance, and security