Laboratory Staff and Contact

You may contact the Coweeta Hydrologic Laboratory by phone, fax, email or mail, or visit us in person. Our office is open Monday to Friday, 7:30 am to 4:00 pm Eastern StandardTime. Looking for us? See our Directions page for a map.

Driving on forest roads is permitted, but please do not block access to gates or roads. No overnight camping is permitted. For information on recreation opportunities on the Nantahala National Forest, please contact the Nantahala Ranger District at (828) 524-6441 or the National Forests in North Carolina Headquarters at (828) 257-4200.

Visit the Southern Research Station Directory for other location and staff information. For Researcher Contact and Publication information across the USDA Forest Service, visit the Forest Service National Employee Directory

Coweeta Hydrologic Laboratory
3160 Coweeta Lab Road
Otto, NC 28763-9218
phone: (828) 524-2128
fax: (828) 369-6768


Chelcy Ford Miniat, Project Leader 828-524-2128 x118
Peter Caldwell, Research Hydrologist 828-524-2128 x124
Barton (Barry) Clinton , Research Ecologist, Emeritus 828-524-2128
Katherine (Kitty) Elliott, Research Ecologist 828-524-2128 x110
Jennifer Knoepp, Research Soil Scientist 828-524-2128 x103
Chris Oishi, Research Ecologist 828-524-2128 x127
Wayne Swank, Research Scientist, Emeritus 828-524-2128 x100
Lloyd Swift, Jr., Research Forester, Emeritus 828-524-2128 x101
Katie Bower, LTER Technician 828-524-2128 x107
Cindi Brown, Chemist 828-524-2128 x105
Patsy Clinton, Hydrologic Technician 828-524-2128 x123
Sander Denham, Technician 828-524-2128 x128
Kathy Flowers, Support Services Specialist 828-524-2128 x115
Randy Fowler, Biological Scientist 828-524-2128 x111
Sheila Gregory, Analytical Lab Technician 828-524-2128 x106
Carol Harper, Analytical Lab Technician 828-524-2128 x138
Jason Love, LTER Site Manager 828-524-2128 x113
Charles (Chuck) Marshall, Hydrologic Technician 828-524-2128 x121
David Zietlow, Technician 828-524-2128 x119
Joel Scott, Biological Science Technician 828-524-2128 x133
Chris Sobek, Hydrologic Technician 828-524-2128 x109
Brandon Welch, Analytical Lab Technician 828-524-2128 x106