The Florida RESTORE Act Centers of Excellence Program (FLRACEP), hosted at the Florida Institute of Oceanography (FIO), will award over $2.8M in funding to researchers in the state to support a resilient Gulf environment and economy. The Centers of Excellence projects will focus on the impacts of restoration work along the Florida Gulf coast, with...Read More
The Florida RESTORE Act Centers of Excellence Program (FLRACEP), hosted at the Florida Institute of Oceanography (FIO) recently awarded researchers $1.2 million to continue ground-breaking research on long-term monitoring and technology advancement for fisheries in the Gulf of Mexico. FLRACEP is providing additional funds to allow researchers access to FIO’s research vessels to conduct seasonal...Read More
Piney Point’s Impact: Collaborative Effort Underway to Study Water Quality ST. PETERSBURG, Fl. (UPDATED Aug. 7, 2021) – FIO deployed the R/V Weatherbird II to collect samples around the outflowing water released from Piney Point’s former fertilizer processing plant. Scientists from the University of South Florida College of Marine Science (USF CMS) worked with FIO...Read More
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