Water Quality
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...
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Dr. Monty Graham, FIO Director, addresses media Wednesday morning from Bayboro Harbor
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...
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In its 8th year (would be 9th if 2020’s course wasn’t canceled due to COVID-19), the multi-institutional, 5-week summer course hosted by FIO had fifteen undergraduate students enrolled from the Florida SUS system. The course is focused on field study techniques in a variety of marine habitats. Starting in May in Jacksonville, the class is worth...
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