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Laurie Porth

Laurie Porth

Technical Information Specialist, Research Data Publishing
240 West Prospect Road
Fort Collins
Colorado
United States
80526

Phone: 970-498-1206
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Current Research

Porth serves as production team leader for the Forest Service Research Data Archive (FS RDA; https://www.fs.usda.gov/rds/archive) which publishes research data funded by FS Research & Development or the Joint Fire Science Program. She maintains all specialized information content of the public-facing website and index system for the scientific data publications within the FS RDA and manages workflows for all data products submitted for publication. This work also includes working with researchers to prepare data for long-term preservation; reviewing data submissions and associated documentation; and preparing and releasing of scientific data publications. Additional work includes providing data management support to all Forest Service Research & Development researchers and our Experimental Forests & Ranges.

Education

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

Professional Experience

  • Technical Information Specialist, Research Data Publishing, USFS Research & Development
    2019 - Current
  • Statistician (and Data Archivist), USFS Rocky Mountain Research Station
    2004 - 2019
  • Statistician (Biology), USFS Rocky Mountain Research Station
    1997 - 2004
  • Statistics Trainee, USFS Rocky Mountain Research Station
    1992 - 1997

Publications


Last updated on : 07/01/2020