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; Marine Biodiversity Observation Network (MBON); Marine Resources Council of East Florida, Inc. (MRC); National Fish & Wildlife Foundation; National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; National Park Service (NPS); National Science Foundation (NSF); Resources and Ecosystems Sustainability, Tourist Opportunities and Revived Economics of the Gulf Coast; South Atlantic Fishery Management Council ; South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR); Southeast Coastal Ocean Observing Regional Association ; State Wildlife Grants Program; University of South Florida (USF); U.S. Coast Guard (USCG); U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC); U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS); U.S. Forest Service

Program budget: $4,477,916

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 $0 $1,661
GDTF 0.0 $168,151 $0 $0 $0 $0 $150,316 $318,467 $0 $318,467
MRCTF 17.0 $1,304,132 $254,540 $245,367 $150,708 $0 $0 $1,954,747 $0 $1,954,747
MRCTF/ Grants 0.0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $254,236 $254,236 $0 $254,236
NGWTF 4.0 $302,918 $87,344 $92,038 $722 $0 $0 $483,022 $0 $483,022
SGTF 7.0 $502,690 $0 $7,001 $0 $0 $0 $509,691 $0 $509,691
LATF 1.0 $66,318 $0 $3,952 $0 $0 $19,281 $89,551 $0 $89,551
FGTF 7.0 $411,504 $0 $0 $0 $0 $455,037 $866,541 $0 $866,541
Totals 36.0 $2,755,713 $341,884 $350,019 $151,430 $0 $878,870 $4,477,916 $0 $4,477,916

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 $0 $1,661
MRCTF 3.0 $230,141 $47,328 $45,309 $35,092 $0 $0 $357,870 $0 $357,870
SGTF 0.0 $0 $0 $5,587 $0 $0 $0 $5,587 $0 $5,587
LATF 1.0 $66,318 $0 $3,952 $0 $0 $19,281 $89,551 $0 $89,551
FGTF 0.0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Totals 4.0 $296,459 $47,328 $56,509 $35,092 $0 $19,281 $454,669 $0 $454,669

Center for Biostatistics and Modeling

Paul Schuller
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 $153,427 $41,180 $0 $0 $0 $0 $194,607 $0 $194,607
NGWTF 0.0 $0 $21,446 $13,112 $0 $0 $0 $34,558 $0 $34,558
SGTF 3.0 $215,438 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $215,438 $0 $215,438
Totals 5.0 $368,865 $62,626 $13,112 $0 $0 $0 $444,603 $0 $444,603

Center for Conservation Social Science Research

Chelsey Crandall
Chelsey.Crandall@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 conduct independent social science research as well 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 $153,427 $0 $22,486 $0 $0 $0 $175,913 $0 $175,913
NGWTF 0.0 $0 $0 $6,100 $0 $0 $0 $6,100 $0 $6,100
SGTF 2.0 $143,626 $0 $1,414 $0 $0 $0 $145,040 $0 $145,040
GDTF 0.0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $34,230 $34,230 $0 $34,230
Totals 4.0 $297,053 $0 $30,000 $0 $0 $34,230 $361,283 $0 $361,283

Center for Spatial Analysis

Luke McEachron
Luke.Mceachron@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 and landscape conservation, 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 $306,855 $166,032 $43,066 $115,616 $0 $0 $631,569 $0 $631,569
FGTF 7.0 $411,504 $0 $0 $0 $0 $102,517 $514,021 $0 $514,021
GDTF 0.0 $34,504 $0 $0 $0 $0 $39,440 $73,944 $0 $73,944
Totals 11.0 $752,863 $166,032 $43,066 $115,616 $0 $141,957 $1,219,534 $0 $1,219,534

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 $302,239 $302,239 $0 $302,239
GDTF 0.0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
MRCTF 0.0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
LATF 0.0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
NGWTF 4.0 $302,918 $65,898 $72,826 $722 $0 $0 $442,364 $0 $442,364
SGTF 2.0 $143,626 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $143,626 $0 $143,626
Totals 6.0 $446,544 $65,898 $72,826 $722 $0 $302,239 $888,229 $0 $888,229

Research Information Services

Staff coordinate the management and development of FWRI databases and applications; oversee production and distribution of digital and hard-copy publications; 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 $460,282 $0 $134,506 $0 $0 $0 $594,788 $0 $594,788
MRCTF/ Grants 0.0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $254,236 $254,236 $0 $254,236
FGTF 0.0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $50,281 $50,281 $0 $50,281
GDTF 0.0 $133,647 $0 $0 $0 $0 $76,646 $210,293 $0 $210,293
Totals 6.0 $593,929 $0 $134,506 $0 $0 $381,163 $1,109,598 $0 $1,109,598