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Bailey D.  Morrison

Post Doc

Education

  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign,  PhD Candidate, Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation Biology, 2014-Present
  • University of California, Davis,  B.S. Environmental Science and Management, Graduated with Honors, 2012-2014

Areas of Interest

  • Plant-climate interactions
  • Environmental remote sensing
  • Species distribution models and displacement rates
  • Microclimate modeling and downscaling
  • Landscape ecology
  • Biogeography
  • Big-Data capture, analysis, visualization, processing, and storage

Awards, Honors and Memberships

  • NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship, $105,000 2015-2018
  • Luther and Marie Davis Scholarship 2013-2014
  • UC Davis Entering Undergraduate Scholarship 2012-2013
  • Jarena D. Wright Scholarship 2012-2013
  • M.E.S.A. Transfer Stipend (SRJC), $100 Summer 2012
  • UC Davis Departmental Citation (Env. Sci. and Mgmt.) June 2014
  • UC Davis Departmental Citation (Env. Sci. and Policy) June 2014
  • American Geophysical Union, 2015-present
  • NASA Ecological Forecasting and Biodiversity Team, 2015-present

Experience

  • University of Nevada, Reno, Graduate Researcher, Summer 2017
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Graduate Researcher, 2015-Present
  • University of California, Davis, Undergraduate Intern and Researcher, 2012-2014
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Teaching Assistant/Discussion Instructor
    Organismal and Evolutionary Biology, Fall 2014

Selected Publications

Morrison, Bailey D., Napier, J., de Lafontaine, G., Heath, K., Li, B., Hu, F.S., Greenberg, J.A. The species velocity of trees in Alaska. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, New Orleans, LA, December 2017.

Morrison, Bailey D., Napier, J., de Lafontaine, G., Heath, K., Li, B., Hug, B., Hu, F.S., Greenberg, J.A. How spatial scale influences novel and disappeared climate predictions in Alaska. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 2016.

Greenberg, Jonathan A., Xu, Q., Morrison, B.D., Xu, Z., Man, A., Fredrickson, M.M., Ramirez, C., Li, B. Towards a portable, scalable, open source model of tree cover derived from Landsat spectra. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 2016.

Morrison, Bailey D., Courtney Reents, Chloe Mattia, Xiaohan Zhang. “Hybridizing white spruce distribution predictions with agent based modeling”, Academia.edu. July 10, 2016.

Morrison, Bailey D., Napier, J., Kelly, R., Heath, K., Li, B., Hug, B., Hu, F.S., Greenberg, J.A. The post-glacial species velocity of Picea glauca following the Last Glacial Maximum in Alaska. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 2015.