Information Science and Management

Funding Sources

Coastal Protection Trust Fund; Environmental Protection Agency (EPA); EPA Gulf of Mexico Program; Fish & Wildlife Foundation of Florida; Florida Department of Environmental Protection; Land Acquisition Trust Fund; Marine Resources Conservation Trust Fund; National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; National Park Service (NPS); Non-Game Trust Fund; Office of Naval Research; Panther Research Trust Fund; Resources and Ecosystems Sustainability, Tourist Opportunities and Revived Economics of the Gulf Coast States Act (RESTORE); South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR); Southeast Coastal Ocean Observing Regional Association; Southwest Florida Water Management District; State Game Trust Fund; State Wildlife Grants Program; Tampa Bay Estuary Program (TBEP); U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS); University of South Florida (USF); USFWS/Peninsular Florida Landscape Conservation Cooperative

Program budget: $4,641,588

Funding Source #FTE FTE Salaries OPS Salaries Expense OPS Contract Equipment Special Categories Program Operational Budget Overhead Assessment Total Program Budget
PRTF 0.0 $0 $0 $1,661 $0 $0 $0 $1,661 $83 $1,744
MRCTF 18.0 $1,303,769 $254,383 $273,949 $118,120 $15,621 $0 $1,965,842 $146,235 $2,112,077
MRCTF/ Grants 0.0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $232,551 $232,551 $0 $232,551
NGWTF 4.0 $290,433 $112,909 $99,137 $722 $0 $0 $503,201 $0 $503,201
SGTF 7.0 $555,144 $0 $1,414 $0 $5,587 $0 $562,145 $18,391 $580,536
LATF 1.0 $65,694 $0 $3,952 $0 $0 $19,281 $88,927 $0 $88,927
FGTF 8.0 $432,899 $0 $78,584 $0 $0 $498,447 $1,009,930 $112,622 $1,122,552
Totals 38.0 $2,647,939 $367,292 $458,697 $118,842 $21,208 $750,279 $4,364,257 $277,331 $4,641,588

Administration

Funding Source #FTE FTE Salaries OPS Salaries Expense OPS Contract Equipment Special Categories Program Operational Budget Overhead Assessment Total Program Budget
PRTF 0.0 $0 $0 $1,661 $0 $0 $0 $1,661 $83 $1,744
MRCTF 3.0 $217,016 $46,702 $37,652 $600 $15,621 $0 $317,591 $25,238 $342,829
SGTF 0.0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,587 $0 $5,587 $0 $5,587
LATF 0.0 $0 $0 $3,952 $0 $0 $19,281 $23,233 $0 $23,233
FGTF 1.0 $0 $0 $78,584 $0 $0 $0 $78,584 $0 $78,584
Totals 4.0 $217,016 $46,702 $121,849 $600 $21,208 $19,281 $426,656 $25,321 $451,977

Center for Biostatistics and Modeling

Paul Schuller, PhD
Paul.Schuller@MyFWC.com

Staff provide statistical consulting support: develop study designs and statistical analysis plans, analyze scientific data and produce user-friendly software tools for statistical analysis, modeling procedures and information visualization.

Funding Source #FTE FTE Salaries OPS Salaries Expense OPS Contract Equipment Special Categories Program Operational Budget Overhead Assessment Total Program Budget
MRCTF 2.0 $159,340 $29,003 $0 $0 $0 $0 $188,343 $14,967 $203,310
NGWTF 0.0 $0 $29,003 $7,000 $0 $0 $0 $36,003 $0 $36,003
SGTF 3.0 $229,356 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $229,356 $10,490 $239,846
Totals 5.0 $388,696 $58,006 $7,000 $0 $0 $0 $453,702 $25,457 $479,159

Center for Conservation Social Science Research

Nia Morales, PhD
Nia.Morales@MyFWC.com

The Center for Conservation Social Science focuses on the complex relationships between people and the fish, wildlife and habitat resources FWC conserves and protects. Center staff provide consulting services for FWC programs- this includes advisement and consultation for biologists and other FWC staff on the development and implementation of social science inquiry and trainings for FWC staff on qualitative and quantitative social science methods, science communication, and stakeholder outreach and education.

Funding Source #FTE FTE Salaries OPS Salaries Expense OPS Contract Equipment Special Categories Program Operational Budget Overhead Assessment Total Program Budget
MRCTF 2.0 $125,969 $0 $22,486 $0 $0 $0 $148,455 $11,797 $160,253
NGWTF 0.0 $0 $0 $6,100 $0 $0 $0 $6,100 $0 $6,100
SGTF 2.0 $167,760 $0 $1,414 $0 $0 $0 $169,174 $0 $169,174
Totals 4.0 $293,730 $0 $30,000 $0 $0 $0 $323,730 $11,797 $335,527

Center for Spatial Analysis

Center for Spatial Analysis – Marine
Kathleen O’Keife
 
Kathleen.OKeife@MyFWC.com

Center for Spatial Analysis – Upland
Beth Stys

Beth.Stys@MyFWC.com

Using computer mapping and geographic data analysis methods, researchers map habitats, model animal distributions, and produce map products for distribution to natural resource managers and the public. The Center for Spatial Analysis also supports scientific coordination for oil spill response, manages and distributes FWC geographic data, and develops web and mobile mapping tools.

Center for Spatial Analysis – Marine

Funding Source #FTE FTE Salaries OPS Salaries Expense OPS Contract Equipment Special Categories Program Operational Budget Overhead Assessment Total Program Budget
MRCTF 4.0 $326,429 $178,678 $78,166 $117,520 $0 $0 $700,793 $55,690 $756,483
FGTF 7.0 $432,899 $0 $0 $0 $0 $137,829 $570,728 $75,104 $645,832
Totals 11.0 $759,328 $178,678 $78,166 $117,520 $0 $137,829 $1,271,521 $130,794 $1,402,315

Center for Spatial Analysis – Upland

Funding Source #FTE FTE Salaries OPS Salaries Expense OPS Contract Equipment Special Categories Program Operational Budget Overhead Assessment Total Program Budget
FGTF 0.0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $342,635 $342,635 $37,518 $380,153
MRCTF 1.0 $80,388 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $80,388 $6,388 $86,776
LATF 1.0 $65,694 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $65,694 $0 $65,694
NGWTF 4.0 $290,433 $83,906 $86,037 $722 $0 $0 $461,098 $0 $461,098
SGTF 2.0 $158,027 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $158,027 $7,901 $165,929
Totals 8.0 $594,542 $83,906 $86,037 $722 $0 $342,635 $1,107,842 $51,808 $1,159,650

Research Information Services

Dave Reed 
Dave.Reed@MyFWC.com

Staff coordinates the management and development of FWRI databases; oversees production and distribution of digital and hard-copy publications; implements statewide outreach programs presenting scientific information for public audiences; and oversees one of the largest natural history collections of marine fish and invertebrate specimens in the southeastern U.S.

Funding Source #FTE FTE Salaries OPS Salaries Expense OPS Contract Equipment Special Categories Program Operational Budget Overhead Assessment Total Program Budget
MRCTF 6.0 $394,626 $0 $135,645 $0 $0 $0 $530,271 $32,154 $562,426
MRCTF/ Grants 0.0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $232,551 $232,551 $0 $232,551
FGTF 0.0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $17,983 $17,983 $0 $17,983
Totals 6.0 $394,626 $0 $135,645 $0 $0 $250,534 $780,805 $32,154 $812,960