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 Biodiversity Observation Network (MBON); Marine Resources Conservation Trust Fund; Marine Resources Council of East Florida, Inc. (MRC); National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; National Park Service (NPS); National Science Foundation (NSF); Non-Game Trust Fund; Office of Naval Research (ONR); 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); University of South Florida (USF); U.S. Coast Guard (USCG); U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC); U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS); USFWS/Peninsular Florida Landscape Conservation Cooperative

Program budget: $4,605,121

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 $1,561 $0 $0 $0 $1,561 $0 $1,561
GDTF 0.0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $28,786 $28,786 $0 $28,786
MRCTF 20.0 $1,398,875 $240,115 $215,953 $158,365 $0 $0 $2,013,308 $0 $2,013,308
MRCTF/ Grants 0.0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $230,659 $230,659 $0 $230,659
NGWTF 4.0 $283,672 $88,431 $101,687 $679 $0 $0 $474,469 $0 $474,469
SGTF 7.0 $542,235 $0 $6,579 $0 $0 $0 $548,814 $0 $548,814
LATF 1.0 $64,170 $0 $3,952 $0 $0 $18,124 $86,246 $0 $86,246
FGTF 8.0 $476,193 $0 $86,443 $0 $0 $465,083 $1,027,718 $193,560 $1,221,279
Totals 40.0 $2,765,144 $328,546 $416,175 $159,044 $0 $742,652 $4,411,561 $193,560 $4,605,121

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 $1,561 $0 $0 $0 $1,561 $0 $1,561
MRCTF 3.0 $211,970 $47,038 $47,360 $40,600 $0 $0 $346,968 $0 $346,968
SGTF 0.0 $0 $0 $5,250 $0 $0 $0 $5,250 $0 $5,250
LATF 0.0 $0 $0 $3,952 $0 $0 $18,124 $22,076 $0 $22,076
FGTF 1.0 $0 $0 $86,443 $0 $0 $0 $86,443 $0 $86,443
Totals 4.0 $211,970 $47,038 $144,566 $40,600 $0 $18,124 $462,298 $0 $462,298

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 $155,635 $29,926 $0 $0 $0 $0 $185,561 $0 $185,561
NGWTF 0.0 $0 $29,926 $13,112 $0 $0 $0 $43,038 $0 $43,038
SGTF 3.0 $224,023 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $224,023 $0 $224,023
Totals 5.0 $379,658 $59,852 $13,112 $0 $0 $0 $452,622 $0 $452,622

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 $123,040 $0 $13,805 $7,332 $0 $0 $144,177 $0 $144,177
NGWTF 0.0 $0 $0 $5,734 $0 $0 $0 $5,734 $0 $5,734
SGTF 2.0 $163,859 $0 $1,329 $0 $0 $0 $165,188 $0 $165,188
Totals 4.0 $286,900 $0 $20,868 $7,332 $0 $0 $315,100 $0 $315,100

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 $318,839 $163,151 $35,066 $110,433 $0 $0 $627,489 $0 $627,489
FGTF 7.0 $476,193 $0 $0 $0 $0 $197,763 $673,956 $140,601 $814,557
Totals 11.0 $795,031 $163,151 $35,066 $110,433 $0 $197,763 $1,301,444 $140,601 $1,442,046

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 $220,730 $220,730 $38,628 $259,358
GDTF 0.0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $28,786 $28,786 $0 $28,786
MRCTF 1.0 $78,519 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $78,519 $0 $78,519
LATF 1.0 $64,170 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $64,170 $0 $64,170
NGWTF 4.0 $283,672 $58,505 $82,841 $679 $0 $0 $425,697 $0 $425,697
SGTF 2.0 $154,352 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $154,352 $0 $154,352
Totals 8.0 $580,713 $58,505 $82,841 $679 $0 $249,516 $972,253 $38,628 $1,010,881

Research Information Services

René Baumstark 
Rene.Baumstark@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 8.0 $510,872 $0 $119,722 $0 $0 $0 $630,594 $0 $630,594
MRCTF/ Grants 0.0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $230,659 $230,659 $0 $230,659
FGTF 0.0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $46,590 $46,590 $14,331 $60,921
Totals 8.0 $510,872 $0 $119,722 $0 $0 $277,249 $907,843 $14,331 $922,174