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 to identify lands and waters that are conservation priorities. The section’s database experts, statisticians, research librarians, specimen collection managers, outreach specialists and scientific editor provide additional support to FWC scientists and managers.


René Baumstark,
Section Administrator

Annual Budget: 4,605,121
Staff: 56

Highlights on Current Research

  • Data Management Tools for Corals Rescued from Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease

    This project, led by FWRI’s Information Science & Management group, fulfills the data needs for researchers responding to Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease by coordinating data from a variety of partners and establishing a data management infrastructure.