The FCE Information Management group consists of one full-time Information
Manager, Kristin Vanderbilt, and one full-time Project Manager, Mike Rugge.
Mike provides continuity to the FCE LTER project's information management
system as he has held his position with the project since its inception in
May 2000. Kristin joined the LTER IM group in 2016, after serving as
information manager for the Sevilleta LTER since 2000. Mike Rugge has a
Master's degree in plant biology and specializes in web development and GIS.
Kristin has a Ph.D. in forest ecology and specializes in data curation. Both
Kristin and Mike serve as database and system administrators and Mike serves
as the project programmer. Overlap between the IMS group's critical tasks
allows collaboration on computer system administration issues and with the
FCE webserver and Oracle 12c Database design issues, content and