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  • 1400 Independence Ave., SW
  • Washington, D.C. 20250-0003
  • 800-832-1355
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Laurie Porth

Associate R&D Data Archivist / Statistician
240 West Prospect Road
Fort Collins
United States

Phone: 970-498-1206
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Current Research

  • Development and maintenance of the RMRS Data Archive as well as that of the R&D Data Archive
  • Development of software-based systems for archive submissions and management
  • Development of repository-based systems for external archive operations
  • Advocate for USDA science-wide research data management capabilities for both archived and active data
  • Review and preparation of data products for the R&D Data Archive
  • Maintenance of Experimental Forest and Range (EFR) databases
  • Archive historical EFR data and records as submitted and funds allow
  • Maintenance of EFR Sharepoint sites
  • Participate in national EFR governance: EFR Working Group
  • Support of R&D EFR projects


  • Colorado State University, M.S. Statistics 1997
  • Colorado State University, B.S. Statistics, with a minor in Computer Science 1995

Professional Experience

  • Statistician (and Data Archivist), USFS Rocky Mountain Research Station
    2004 - Current
  • Statistician (Biology), USFS Rocky Mountain Research Station
    1997 - 2004
  • Statistics Trainee, USFS Rocky Mountain Research Station
    1992 - 1997

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Last updated on : 05/08/2015