The Center for Integrated Modeling and Analysis of Gulf Ecosystems (C-IMAGE) is a research consortium of 19 U.S. and international partners focused on effects of oil spills on marine environments. The C-IMAGE consortium is currently in their second installment of funding from … Continue Reading

Oculina Bank Oral History Project

The Oculina Bank is a 90-mile strip of coral reef near the continental shelf between Cape Canaveral and Ft. Pierce. It gets its name from the presence of Oculina varicosa coral banks, thickets, and rubble zones.  Since 1984, various regulations have limited … Continue Reading

Roy Robin Lewis Papers

Roy R. (Robin) Lewis received his bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of Florida in 1966, a master’s degree in biology from the University of South Florida in 1968, and finally he worked on postgraduate work from USF in 1973. Roy’s … Continue Reading

Tampa Bay Area Study Group Project

The Bay Study Group was created by the City of Tampa in 1976 to monitor the effects of pollution abatement that occurred in Hillsborough Bay when the city’s wastewater treatment plant was upgraded from primary to advanced treatment in 1979. The Bay … Continue Reading

The Tampa Bay Estuary Oral History Project

Many prominent water scientists with decades’ experience in the science and politics of ecology are retiring from active employment in Florida. The state’s historical memory has been vastly enriched by recording and preserving their stories. Generously funded by the Tampa Electric Company, … Continue Reading