Bailey Rose Ross

Bailey Morris in a white coat and a purple shirt with green trees behind her

Research Highlights

Research Interests

  • Use of innovative field technologies to capture nearshore ecosystem biological data
  • Understanding how rising ocean temperatures impact coral physiology and community structure.

Bailey Rose Ross

Research Support Technician, NOAA’s Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory 

Bailey Ross joins NOAA’s Atlantic Oceanographic & Meteorological Laboratory as a Research Associate working within the Ocean Chemistry and Ecosystem Division’s Coral Program. Bailey received her MPS degree from the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School of Marine, Atmospheric, and Earth Science in 2022 and her previous research focused on the effect of mangroves on fish and coral communities. Within the Coral Program, Bailey helps to coordinate field research operations, personnel, lab safety procedures, project finances, database management, and environmental permitting/compliance.

Current Work

Research Support Technician with the coral research team at NOAA’s Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory.


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2021, B.A. Environmental Science, Magna Cum Laude, GPA: 3.65, Clark University, Worcester, Massachusetts

2022, M.P.S. in Tropical Marine Ecosystem Management, GPA: 3.7, University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine, Atmospheric, and Earth Science, Miami, FL

Flowers, K., Golembeski, P., Ross, B., Karp, R. F., & Baker, A. C. (2023). Visual surveys reveal coral growth in mangrove fringe in a subtropical metropolis. Bulletin of marine science

While an undergraduate at Clark University, Bailey was awarded a Steinbrecher Fellowship for her independent ecology research.