Stevan Earl is the Information Manger for the Central Arizona-Phoenix Long-term Ecological Research (CAP LTER) project based in the Global Institute of Sustainability and Innovation at Arizona State University. As Information Manager he coordinates data collection and publishing for the projects long-running environmental monitoring and experiment programs. Steven also helps investigators to publish research data to facilitate data reuse. Stevan received his PhD in Biology from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in 2004 where his research focused on the ecology of lotic ecosystems. Steven Earl joined the CAP LTER following postdoctoral work with the Environmental Protection Agency in Athens, Georgia. Before focusing full-time on data management, Stevan helped to coordinate field and lab activities for the CAP LTER as the project’s site manager.