Florida Institute of Oceanography



Florida Marine Science Symposium

Florida Marine Science Symposium (FMSS)

Thanks to all the distinguished speakers, panelists, and grad students who presented at the Florida Marine Science Symposium. We had over 120 professionals, researchers, and students attend the first annual event. We're already looking forward to next year!

Stay tuned for updates on 2018’s Symposium.

Attendees at the 1st Annual Florida Marine Science Symposium

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2017 1st Annual Florida Marine Science Symposium

October 25, 2017

Location: Florida Fish and Wildlife Research Institute
100 8th Ave. SE St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Aiming to become Florida’s Premier Marine Research Conference, the inaugural Florida Marine Science Symposium featured expert presentations on the current state of Florida’s unique habitats, coastal ecosystem dynamics, and fish and wildlife populations, as well as panel discussions for cross-disciplinary synthesis of session topics.

Presentations focused on:

  • Irma's Impact on Florida's Coastal Areas
  • Florida's Critical Marine Wildlife
  • Marine Ecosystem Health and Prediction
  • Health and Status of Florida Marine Habitats
  • Science and Management of Florida's Fisheries

See the Florida Marine Science Symposium, 2017 event poster for descriptions of presentations, featured speakers, and times.

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