Ensure that the manufacture of new products and materials can be carried out without problems.
Collect samples in the field.
Study the way natural systems impact daily life.
Research a chosen field of science.
Provide oversight to multidisciplinary teams responsible for planning, programming, execution, integration, validation, and verification activities.
Collect environmental samples using a variety of sampling and data acquisition systems.
Analyze test results in conformance with approved methods and operating procedures.