The FCE Information Management group consists of one full-time Information Manager,
Linda Powell, and one full-time Project Manager, Mike Rugge. Linda and Mike provide
continuity to the FCE LTER project's IMS as they have held their positions with the
project since its inception in May 2000. Linda has a Master's degree in Geology and
has a strong background in GIS, remote sensing and system administration. Mike Rugge
has a Master's degree in plant biology and specializes in web development and GIS.
Both Linda and Mike serve as database and system administrators and Mike serves as
the project programmer. Overlap between the IMS group's critical tasks
collaboration on computer system administration issues and with the FCE webserver
and Oracle10g Database design issues, content and implementations.