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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
Climate Change in Florida

Archived Articles
July 2020
Adapting to a Changing Gulf Region, a New Online Course is Now Live

April 2020
Spatio-Temporal Distribution of Endocrine-Disrupting Compounds in the Florida Keys

January 2020
Estimating In-Season Recreational Fishing in the Gulf of Mexico: A Collaboration Between FDM and CBM

October 2019
The Florida Fire Data Set

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