Amy L. Brossard, M.S.
Amy Brossard is a Research Associate for the Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies working with the NOAA Fisheries' Southeast Fisheries Science Center in Miami, Florida.
Amy has a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Coastal Carolina University and a Master of Science in Environmental Policy and Management through the American Public University System. She has spent time working with and researching horseshoe crabs in Delaware, manatees and sea turtles in Florida and cetaceans in South Carolina, Hawaii, and Florida. Amy became a Research Associate for the University of Miami's Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies (CIMAS) in 2017 and has been working with NOAA at the Southeast Fisheries Science Center. Currently her work focuses on photo-identification data collection, management and research of the bottlenose dolphin population in Biscayne Bay, Florida. In addition, she has served as a marine mammal observer during large vessel line-transect surveys in the Gulf of Mexico and regularly assists with responding to stranded cetaceans and managing stranding data as part of NOAA’s Marine Mammal Health and Stranding Response Program. She has conducted data analysis for stock assessment reports and unusual mortality events and is currently collaborating on Photo-ID projects with research partners. Amy also actively conducts outreach activities at local schools and events to help educate people about marine mammal research and conservation.