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Michael Ross

FCE Site Role
Project Collaborator

Affiliation
Florida International University

Research
Environmental controls on plant community composition and structure; the involvement of environmental controls in the successional process; the implications of successional development on restoration efforts

FCE Working groups
Carbon Cycling, Climate & Disturbance Legacies

  • Contact
    • Mailing address:
    • Southeast Environmental Research Center
    • Florida International University
    • 11200 SW 8th St, OE 148
    • Miami, FL 33199
  • Recent FCE Leveraged Projects
    Monitoring of tree island condition in the southern Everglades

    Authors: Sah, J.P., M.S. Ross, D. Gann
    Funding organization: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
    Time period: 2020 - 2024

    Vegetation and periphyton monitoring Biscayne Bay Coastal Wetlands Project, L-31E component

    Authors: Gaiser, E.E., M.S. Ross
    Funding organization: South Florida Water Management District
    Time period: 01 Oct 2017 - 30 Sep 2020

    Baseline vegetation and periphyton monitoring

    Authors: Gaiser, E.E., M.S. Ross
    Funding organization: South Florida Water Management District
    Time period: 01 Feb 2019 - 01 Mar 2020

    Evaluation of vegetation response to changes in hydrologic parameters within Cape Sable Seaside Sparrow habitat, Everglades National Park, Florida

    Authors: Sah, J.P., M.S. Ross
    Funding organization: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
    Time period: 2019 - 2020

    Landscape pattern - ridge, slough, and tree island mosaics

    Authors: Sah, J.P., M.S. Ross
    Funding organization: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
    Time period: 2019 - 2020

    Ecosystem dynamics in the White Zone: history, drivers, and restoration implications

    Authors: Ross, M.S., J.P. Sah, L. Scinto
    Funding organization: National Park Service - Department of the Interior
    Time period: 05 Oct 2016 - 30 Sep 2019

  • Recent FCE Presentations

    Biswas, H., K. Zhang, D. Gann and M.S. Ross. 2019. Mangrove crown detection from high resolution aerial photography using vegetation indices and watershed segmentation method. 2019 FCE LTER All Scientists Meeting, Fairchild Tropical Garden, Coral Gables, Florida, May 8, 2019 - May 9, 2019.

    Paduani, M. and M.S. Ross. 2019. Plastic sinks or sources: characterizing cycling of marine debris on mangrove shorelines of Biscayne Bay, FL. 2019 FCE LTER All Scientists Meeting, Fairchild Tropical Garden, Coral Gables, Florida, May 8, 2019 - May 9, 2019.

    Ross, M.S.. 2019. Tenacious tree islands of florida’s southern coastal swamp. Greater Everglades Ecosystem Restoration Meeting, Coral Springs, Florida, April 23, 2019.