The statewide competition is open to any principal investigator at any of the universities in Florida who has documented expertise in the specific area of proposed research.
NASA, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and a Japanese agency confirmed that 2014 is the new warmest year on record. An article here describes the findings and that 2014 surpassed 2010 as the warmest year on record. This new record is even more impressive because it occurred in the absence of “El Niño,” a…
In-Service Training #30953 focuses on climate change and sea-level rise. The program includes experts presenting on the science as well as sessions that will aid Extension personnel in assessing how these issues may matter to their clientele and provide insight on how to approach their clientele. The IST will take place in the beautiful and…
The UF Oyster Recovery Team, established in 2013 to help restore Apalachicola Bay’s collapsed oyster fishery, has just released results of a community listening session.
Cruising down the channels and canals of Florida’s expansive Indian River Lagoon, many coastal boaters and fishermen appear unaware their onboard habits may be threatening what lies beneath — the oyster reefs, seagrass beds and sensitive shorelines that provide homes, nurseries and meals for the waterway’s fish and wildlife. That kind of knowledge now fits right in the palm…
The award is presented annually to a Florida Sea Grant agent who takes initiative, creativity and leadership in his or her extension program.
For his research developing novel ways to grow and store native plants essential to beach restoration, Mike Kane has been recognized by the Society for In Vitro Biology.
During her fellowship, Kayleigh Michaelides will work in Tallahassee and assist in developing projects dealing with water quality, coastal community resilience and habitat restoration.
Presentations will include an overview of climate change science, approaches to sourcing plant propagules and impacts of climate change on sea oats, salt marshes and mangroves.
Matthew Nuttall, a doctoral student, plans to study the stock assessment of Gulf menhaden during his time as a NOAA National Marine Fisheries Population Dynamics fellow.