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Information Science and Management

Researchers in this section address complex natural resource issues by integrating ecological, cultural and socioeconomic information using statistical and spatial analysis techniques. Staff develop maps and model distribution patterns of fish and wildlife, identify lands and waters that are conservation priorities, and assess economic impacts of recreational activities. The section’s database experts, statisticians, research librarians, specimen collection managers, outreach specialists and scientific editor provide additional support to FWC scientists and managers.

Current Articles
The Florida Fire Data Set

Archived Articles
July 2019
Coral Disease Data Management and Response

April 2019
MetaRep – FWC’s New Internal Metadata Tool
Conservation Actions Tracker

January 2019
Hurricane Michael Displaced Vessel Response

October 2018
Florida Coastal Mapping Program

July 2018
Changes in Seagrass Within Indian River Lagoon System 
FWRI Researchers Catalog the José Torres Collection

April 2018
Meet FWC’s Climate Adaptation Core Team
Living Shoreline Suitability Model for Tampa Bay: A GIS Approach

January 2018
The Florida Wildlife Magazine Digital Preservation Project
National Park Service Voucher Specimens to be Housed at SIS: the “Robblee Collection”

October 2017
The FWC Reporter: a Mobile App for Citizen Reporting to FWC 

July 2017
The Peninsular Florida Landscape Conservation Cooperative
Navigating Your GIS Training

April 2017
The Marine Biodiversity Observation Network Project

January 2017
Incorporating Fish Nurseries in Oil Spill Planning and Response

October 2016
Climate Adapting

 July 2016
Detecting Isolated Wetlands in the Blackwater River State Forest Region of Florida

April 2016
FWC Digital Library
Modernizing the FWRI Network Infrastructure
Prioritizing Coral Restoration Sites

January 2016
Censusing Florida’s Gulf Biodiversity
Cooperative Land Cover Version 3.1
Working with the Division of Habitat and Species Conservation to Update the Boundaries for the Wildlife Management Area System

September 2015
The Economic Value of Florida Youth Conservation Centers Network (FYCCN)