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Abby L Keith

Abby is a Chemist and Local Database Manager (LDM) for the USGS Colorado Water Science Center (COWSC) in Lakewood, CO. She also supports the USGS Water Mission Area as a National Water Information System (NWIS) Structure Data Support Specialist.

As an LDM for Colorado data users, I provide moral and technical support in all things NWIS - including database tools, workflows and best practices. I'm also a member of the Water Quality Integration and Liaison Support (QWILS) Advisory Team, where I serve as the final arbiter for the NWIS parameter and method code reference dictionaries. In addition, I serve as the lab manager in Lakewood as well as analyze Rocky Mountain Snowpack Chemistry Monitoring samples in the summertime.

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