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Stephanie H. Laseter

Biological Scientist, SRS-R8 Liaison
90 Sloan Road
North Carolina
United States

Phone: 828-524-6441 x423
Fax: 828-369-6592
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Current Research

Science Liaison to Region 8 and Southern Research Station
Experimental Forest network lead

Laseter, Stephanie H.; Vose, James M.; Guldin, James M.; Bragg, Don C.; Spetich, Martin A.; Keyser, Tara L.; Elliott, Katherine J.; Sayer, Mary Anne S.; Sung, Shi-Jean Susana. 2018. Experimental forests of the Southern Research Station: highlights of foundational silviculture studies. In: Kirschman, Julia E., comp. Proceedings of the 19th biennial southern silvicultural research conference; 2017 March 14-16; Blacksburg, VA. e-Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-234. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station: 149-151.

Daly, Christopher; Slater, Melissa E.; Roberti, Joshua A.; Laseter, Stephanie H.; Swift, Lloyd W. 2017.High-resolution precipitation mapping in a mountainous watershed: ground truth for evaluating uncertainty in a national precipitation dataset. International Journal of Climatology. 69: 55-768. 14 p.

Research Interests

Climate and hydrologic science;  regional syntheses products

Past Research

Data management, Coweeta Hydrologic Laboratory Laseter, Stephanie, Miniat Chelcy Ford, Vose, James. 2014. Flow Down! Can managing forests help maintain water supplies in the face of climate change? In: McDonald, Babs; Nickelsen, Jessica; Dobish, Julia; Riley, Elissa; Andrews, Michelle; Melear-Daniels, Emily, production staff. Natural IQ: Investigating questions about climate. Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-GTR-183. Asheville, NC. USDA-Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 27-41 p. Laseter, Stephanie H.; Ford, Chelcy R.; Vose, James M.; Swift, Lloyd W. Jr. 2012. Long-term temperature and precipitation trends at the Coweeta Hydrologic Laboratory, Otto, North Carolina, USA. Hydrology Research 43(6):890-901.


  • University of Georgia, M.S. Forest Resources 2002
  • Auburn University, B.S. Wildlife Biology 1999

Professional Experience

  • Science Liaison to Region 8 and Southern Research Station , USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station and Region 8
    2017 - Current
  • SRS Experimental Forest Coordinator, Southern Research Station
    2015 - 2017
  • Professional Hydrologist, USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station, Coweeta Hydrologic Laboratory
    2004 - 2015
  • Hydrologist, USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station, Coweeta Hydrologic Laboratory
    2002 - 2004
  • Graduate Research Assistant, University of Georgia
    2000 - 2002
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Georgia
    2001 - 2001

Featured Publications & Products


Research Highlights


Forest Inventory and Analysis Plots Provide Foundational Data for Experimental Forest Network

New Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) plots are being installed across the Southern Research Station Experimental Forest Network. The purpose ...


Science in Practice Webinars Provide Applied Science Take-Aways for Managers

A new series of thirty-minute webinars highlight recent research and management implications for colleagues from the USDA Forest Service Souther ...


Last updated on : 03/30/2021