ONC Staff Profile
Metadata & Data Curation Specialist, Observatory Operations
Ross joined ONC in December 2014 to support metadata and data curation activities. Responsibilities include maintaining and verifying records for infrastructure, datasets and operations, and archiving a wealth of ONC data.
Ross completed a B.S. and M.S. in Environmental Science at the University of Hawaii and the University of Virginia, respectively. His graduate work focused seasonal biophysical influences on sediment dynamics in a seagrass and an adjacent unvegetated site in the Virginia Coast Reserve. He previously worked as a research assistant with the Pacific Islands Ocean Observing System. Responsibilities included deploying and maintaining instrumentation and telemetry throughout the Pacific, and assisting with database operations and data analysis.