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Stephanie H. Laseter

Stephanie  H. Laseter
Biological Scientist, SRS-R8 Liaison
Center for Integrated Forest Science and Synthesis
3160 Coweeta Lab Road
(10 miles south of Franklin and west 3 miles from US-441)
Otto, NC 28763-9218
United States
828-524-2128 x113
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.
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.
Research Interest
Climate and hydrologic science;  regional syntheses products
  • 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
Other Publications
Research Highlights

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

Year: 2020
A new series of thirty-minute webinars highlight recent research and management implications for colleagues from the USDA Forest Service Southern Region, Southern Group of State Foresters, and the Southern Research Station.  

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

Year: 2020
New Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) plots are being installed across the Southern Research Station Experimental Forest Network. The purpose of these plots is to:Generate baseline data about tree attributes and forest health,Create a universal sampling method, andProvide an infrastructure for lon...