The Florida Institute of Oceanography (FIO) announces the election of Dr. James “Jim” Sullivan as its next Council Chair. Hosted by USF, FIO is state-wide consortium that serves as the state of Florida’s hub of oceanographic research and coastal stewardship and as an education and research resource for schools across the State University System (SUS)....Read More
The Florida Institute of Oceanography is saddened by the loss of its former director and marine science icon, Dr. William (“Bill”) Hogarth, who passed away over the weekend. On behalf of the FIO family, we express our deepest condolences to his wife Mary, sister Virginia, son Brandon, daughter Shelley, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Dr. Hogarth was...Read More
In case you missed it, the Florida Institute of Oceanography (FIO) organized a response cruise to support members impacted by Hurricane Ian and assess the conditions along the Southwest Florida coastline. In late October, researchers from The Water School at Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) and Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation (SCCF) took part in a week-long...Read More
R/V W. T. Hogarth and R/V Weatherbird II in the News 2022 Nov. 4, 2022 – A team of scientists and researchers set out to discover the impact that Hurricane Ian had on coastal life – Business Observer Nov. 2, 2022 – FGCU student-scientists & Florida Institute of Oceanography explore the Gulf to collect ecosystem...Read More
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