Sabine Datum, LG

Senior Geologist

BS, Geology and Economics, University of Washington, 2010

Licensed Geologist, Washington and Oregon

Joined Floyd|Snider: 2020

Sabine Datum is a Senior Geologist with a strong background in environmental investigations, cost allocation, and litigation projects. Sabine has supported clients as part of a technical expert team on long-term cost allocation and litigation projects such as the Lower Duwamish Waterway, Portland Harbor, and Passaic River Superfund Sites. She has planned, managed, and conducted a variety of field investigations for public and private-sector clients and has led field teams and subcontractors through large-scale upland and sediment sampling events. She provides direct client support; prepares and presents investigation results in client meetings; and develops technical client deliverables including expert reports, data reports, RI/FSs, work and sampling plans, HASPs, and memoranda.

Professional Strengths

Keen understanding of contaminant pathways and chemical fate and transport

Expertise in project and task management using MS Project for scheduling, staffing projections, and budget planning

Strong data interpretation skills including interpretation of chemical analytical results, modeling results to predict sediment contamination levels, and forensic data analyses results such as chemical profile and fingerprinting for contaminant source identification

Strong technical writing and research skills; specifically skilled in identifying potentially responsible parties through establishing nexus between historical operations, permits, spills, and releases with presence of contaminants in site media

High level of knowledge of state and federal regulatory compliance requirements, experience in agency communication and negotiation, and satisfying regulatory agencies requests