Andy LaMotte is a Geographer stationed at the Maryland-Delaware-District of Columbia Water Science Center. Andy is currently the data management coordinator for the National Hydrologic Geospatial Fabric and co-lead for the Landscape Chracteristics Task. Other duties include data management coordinator for the MD-DE-DC WSC's non-NWIS data and GIS support for NAWQA's Hydrologic Systems Team.
Andy's focus is to assist projects with data management plans, metadata, data releases, and guidance to adhere to the Survey's Fundamental Science Practices. Andy serves as a consultant to staff and senior scientists shepherding them through the data lifecycle from planning through archiving and publishing. Andy is a geographic information systems practitioner with local, regional and national projects. Andy is also an active participant with working groups from the Community for Data Integration (CDI), such as the Data Management Working Group and the Metadata Reviewers Working Group.
Education and Certifications
B.S. in Geography and Environmental Design from Towson State University (1995).