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Daniel P. Claycomb

Daniel P. Claycomb, P.G.

Principal Geoscientist

Daniel Claycomb has 31 years of applied geoscience experience in the environmental consulting and engineering fields.

Dan Claycomb

Professional Experience

As a Principal Geoscientist at Environmental Standards, Inc., Daniel Claycomb is responsible for providing technical leadership and quality oversight services for a broad range of environmental liability issues and emergency response activities (including historic environmental disasters) for clients nationwide. Daniel has managed risked-based investigations, prepared environmental sampling plans, and designed and installed soil, groundwater, and air/vapor remediation systems for petroleum-contaminated and chlorinated hydrocarbon-contaminated sites. He has also participated in multi-million dollar environmental litigation cases, and has been involved in contaminant fate and transport modeling projects.   

Daniel has prepared numerous standard operating procedures (SOPs) relating to sampling activities (both on-shore and off-shore) as part of emergency response planning and preparedness activities for oil and gas clients, and has also provided SOP training to client management and sampling teams. He has been a lead field auditor for 23 years and has conducted over 150 field audits of environmental field programs of emergency response activities, multi-media sampling events, remedial excavation activities, and remedial system installation activities. Daniel Claycomb has managed, field supervised, and field audited multiple sediment contaminant assessment programs in the Niagara, St. Lawrence, Hudson, Upper Columbia, Delaware, Emory, Clinch, and Tennessee Rivers


Daniel Claycomb is a Licensed Professional Geologist in Pennsylvania, Delaware, New York, and Tennessee. He has presented and/or published more than a dozen papers at national and international venues.


Geological Society of America


Daniel Claycomb received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Earth Science from the Pennsylvania State University in 1987. He completed post-graduate and specialized environmental course work at the Pennsylvania State University and Stevens University.