Grant History

Extramural Grants Received Since 1990


Cooperative Honors Program in Marine Environmental Science. Pilot fellowship program for women and minorities, (PI: K. R. Rao), EPA, 8/90 - 8/94. $100,000

Bioremediation Research Program, (PI: K. R. Rao), EPA, 10/90 - 3/94. $427,066

Bioindicators Research Program, (PI: K. R. Rao), EPA, 5/90 - 10/93. $325,000

Molecular Microbial Ecology Research Program, (PI: W. Jeffrey, R. Snyder), EPA, 10/91-9/94. $626,158

Development and Application of Protocols for Evaluation of Oil Spill Bioremediation Agents,(PI: K. R. Rao), EPA, 10/91 - 9/94. $855,432

Bioremediation of TCE and Other Chlorinated Solvents, (PI: M. Shields), SBP Technologies, 10/91 - 10/93. $80,000

Microbial Community Dynamics in Mucus of Healthy and Stressed Corals, (PI: W. Jeffrey), NURC/NOAA, 3/92 - 2/93. $7,022

Bioremediation of Mercury-Contaminated Sites, (PI: T. Barkay, K. R. Rao), Electric Power Research Institute, 7/1/92 - 12/31/94. $155,886

A Bacterial Treatment System for the Remediation of TCE, (PI: M. Shields), U.S. Air Force, 10/1/92 - 11/24/94. $419,859

Biological Containment Systems for Accidentally and Deliberately Released Genetically Engineered Bacteria, (PI: S. Knudsen), EPA, 10/1/92 - 9/30/93. $162,146

A Molecular Genetic Study of Toluene and Trichloroethylene Metabolism in a Pseudomonas cepacia Strain Constitutive for Their Degradation, (PI: M. Shields), EPA, 10/1/92 - 9/30/95. $326,154

Microbial Gene Expression, Trophic Interactions & Nutrient Dynamics, (PI: W. Jeffrey, R. Snyder), Florida Institute of Oceanography (FIO), 5/2/93 - 5/6/93. $7,200

Effect of Metals on the Biotransformation of Chlorinated & Nonchlorinated Aromatic Compounds by Anaerobic Bacterial Consortia, (PI: B. Sharak Genthner), Office of Naval Research (ONR), 7/1/93 - 6/30/96. $418,892

Detection of in situ genetic damage in marine bacteria resulting from introduced xenobiotics, (PI: W. Jeffrey), ONR, 7/1/93 - 6/30/96. $344,604

Bacterial RecA Gene Expression in the Marine Environment, (PI: W. Jeffrey), EPA, 10/1/93 - 9/30/96. $458,418

Effectiveness and Safety of Strategies for Oil Spill Bioremediation Potential and Limitation, Laboratory to Field,(PI: J. Lepo, K. R. Rao), EPA, 10/1/93 - 9/30/96. $818,600

In Situ Bioremediation of Trichloroethylene Using Microbial Cassettes in a Funnel- and-Gate System, and Risk Assessment Procedures for Aquifers, (PI: R. Snyder, M. Shields), EPA, 10/1/93 - 9/30/96. $509,566

Biological Containment Systems for Accidentally and Deliberately Released Genetically Engineered Bacteria, (PI: S. Knudsen), EPA, 10/1/93- 9/30/95. $278,887

Program Planning and Pilot Attitude Awareness Studies, (PI: E. Jarmul), USRA (NASA), 1/26/94 - 8/25/94. $53,180

Evaluation of Biosurfactants for Oil Spill Bioremediation, (PI: J. Lepo), Marine Spill Response Corporation and Amoco Oil Company, 2/1/94 - 1/31/96. $130,255

Microbiological &Chemical Analyses of TCE-Contaminated Field Samples, (PI: M. Shields), Eicon Group Inc., 2/21/94 - 8/14/94. $12,800

Microbial Activity Patterns in North Florida Coastal Waters and Expression of Bacterial Genes, (PI: W. Jeffrey), FIO, 4/24/94 - 4/28/94. $10,000

Effects of Microbial Trophic Interactions on the Fate and Mobility of Polychlorinated Biphenyls, (PI: R. Snyder, P. Morris), US Air Force, 5/1/94 - 4/30/97. $252,759

Molecular Assessment of the Effect of Ultraviolet Light on Coral Reef Microbial Ecology, (PI: W. Jeffrey), NOAA/NURC, 6/15/94 - 6/14/95. $9,497

Non-recombinant Genetic Modification of Aquifer Bacteria to Achieve Constitutive Degradation of TCE, (PI: M. Shields), Battelle, 6/29/94 - 6/28/95. $91,914

RV Bellows Shiptime Proposal, (PI: W. Jeffrey), FIO, 1994, Shiptime. $10,000

Risk Associated with Detoxification of Paper Milling Effluents by Anaerobic Bacteria Consortia, (PI: B. Sharak Genthner), EPA, 10/1/94 - 9/30/97. $251,773

Astronaut Attitude Awareness Program and Performance-based Strength Standard Development Studies, (PI: E. Jarmul), USRA/NASA, 10/19/94 - 10/18/95. $91,207

Tactile Interface for Improved Situational Awareness, (PI: E. Jarmul), ONR, 2/1/95 - 1/31/98. $475,062

Ultraviolet Radiation Induced DNA Damage in Bacterioplankton in the Southern Ocean, (PI: W. Jeffrey), NSF, 8/1/95 - 7/31/98. $421,041

Release of Bacterium Burkholderia Cepacia PR1 at the Gilbert Moseley Site in Wichita, KS, (PI: M. Shields), Camp Dresser and McKee, 6/95 - 7/95. $3,601

Effects of Microbial Population Interactions on the Mobilization and Mineralization of Jet Fuel, (PI: R. Snyder), AASERT/AFOSR, 7/95 - 6/98. $352,239

Identification of New Strains of Bacteria for in situ Remediation of TCE Contaminated Sites, (PI: M. Shields), Lockheed Martin Energy Systems, 9/95 - 12/95. $18,304

An analysis of plant succession in a post storm surge barrier island environment, (PI: R. Snyder), US Dept. of the Interior, 9/11/96 – 8/31/97. $15,830

Internet database of the flora and fauna of Northwest Florida, (PI: R. Snyder), UWF Research Activities, 6/1/97 – 5/30/98. $2,000

A limnological survey of enclosed water bodies located on the Fort Pickens area of the Gulf Islands National Seashore, Santa Rosa Island, Florida, (PI: R. Snyder), US Dept. Of the Interior, 9/1/96 - 8/31/97. $11,887

Ultraviolet radiation induced DNA damage in coral reef microbial communities, (PI: W. Jeffrey), NOAA-NURP, 4/1/97 - 3/31/99. $36,938

Biological Oceanography Sampling Methodologies, (PI: W. Jeffrey), FIO, Shiptime Award. $12,000

Ultraviolet Radiation Induced DNA Damage in Bacterioplankton in the Southern Ocean II, (PI: W. Jeffrey), NSF, 8/1/98 - 12/31/01. $349,422

EPA GED/UWF Science Training in Ecology Programs, (PI: K. R. Rao/ W. Jeffrey), EPA, 4/10/98-8/9/02. $898,024

Bacterioplankton Analysis, (PI: R. Snyder), EPA, 7/98 - 11/98. $1,443

Microzooplankton Population Analysis, (PI: R. Snyder), EPA, 7/98 - 11/98. $2,486

Collaborative Research: UV Effects on Marine Production of Phytoplankton Assessing the Impact of UVB, (PI: W. Jeffrey, P. Neal), NSF, 10/1/98 - 6/30/02. $161,697

Environmental Monitoring of South Palafox Marina, (PI: J. Lepo), City of Pensacola, 7/1/98 - 9/30/02. $34,636

Development of Bioassessors for determination of Mercury that is Bioavailable to Mercury Methylating Bacteria in Anaerobic Sediments, (PI: T. Barkay), ALCOA, 10/98 - 12/99. $50,000

The Preparation of mer-gfp Bioassessors for Hg(II), (PI: T. Barkay), Dept of Fisheries and Oceans-Canada, 12/98 - 3/99. $10,000

Characterization of Ion Exchange Membrane Adsorbers for Nucleic Acid Purification, (PI: M. Shields), Pall Membrane Technology Center, 4/99 - 12/31/00. $ 82,361

Biological survey of FCT Project #96-035-P7A, (PI: R. Snyder), Holmes County, 10/1/99-10/29/99. $1,804

Little Sabine Bacterial Monitoring, (PI: M. Shields), Escambia County Health Department, 11/5/99-11/5/2000. $1,500

Water Quality Monitoring in Bayou Texar and Bayou Grande, and Development of Enhanced Molecular Genetic Techniques for this Purpose, (PI: M. Shields and R. Snyder), Escambia County Health Department, 12/21/99-12/21/2000. $127,604

Impact of Fluoridation of the Municipal Drinking Water, (PI: J. Lepo and R. Snyder), Escambia County Utilities Authority, 1/15/2000-9/30/00. $29,876

The Evaluation of Wetland Restoration Management Strategies for a Wet Prairie on Garcon Point, (PI: R. Snyder), Northwest Florida Water Management District, 3/1/00-2/28/01. $5,007

Water Quality Monitoring in Escambia County Bathing Places, (PI: M. Shields), Escambia County Health Department, 3/7/00 - 06/30/02. $69,272

Navarre Beach DIZ Study , (PI: M Shields), CH2MHILL, 6/12/2000-8/31/00. $1,429

LexEn Collaborative Research: Glacial ?hitchhiking”: A mechanism for Bacterial speciation in an extremely cold environment, (PI: D. Mitchell and W. Jeffrey), NSF, 10/1/00-9/30/03. $138,459

Estuarine Ecology Shipboard Laboratory, 2000 (Shiptime Request for RV Bellows), (PI: R. Snyder), Florida Institute of Oceanography. $4,000

Tropical Marine Ecology Field Course, 2000 (Shiptime Request for RV Bellows), (PI: W. Bennett & R. Snyder), Florida Institute of Oceanography. $8,000

Oceanographic Techniques, 2000 (Shiptime Request for RV Bellows), (PI: W. Jeffrey), Florida Institute of Oceanography. $6,000

Biological Oceanography Sampling Methodologies, 2001 (Shiptime Request for RV Bellows), (PI: W. Jeffrey), Florida Institute of Oceanography. $8,000

Oceanographic Techniques, 2001 (Shiptime Request for RV Bellows), (PI: W. Jeffrey), Florida Institute of Oceanography. $6,000

Wet Prairie Habitat Restoration 2001. (PI: R. Snyder), Northwest Florida Water Management District, 4/1/01 - 3/31/02. $7,081

Santa Rosa County Stormwarter Runoff Task Force. (PI: J. Lepo), Santa Rosa County, Board of County Commissioners, 5/1/00 - 3/31/02. $6,000

Bayou Grande and Bayou Texar Water Quality Monitoring, (PI: M. Shields and J. Lepo), Escambia County Health Department 7/1/01 - 6/30/02. $130,000

Biological Survey of FCT Project: Town of Century North Escambia River Management Plan. (PI: R. Snyder), West Florida Regional Planning Council, 7/23/01 - 9/30/02. $1,800

Characterization and Management of Effluent from Aquaculture Ponds in Florida - A Treatment System Evaluation, (PI: J. Lepo), Florida Department of Agricultural and Consumer Services, USEPA, Florida DEP, Three Rivers RC & D, 7/24/01 - 12/31/02. $23,000

A Synthesis of Water Quality Data from the National Estuarine Research Reserve System Wide Monitoring Program, (PI: J. Caffrey), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, via South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, 8/31/01 - 12/31/02. $51,948

Impact of Agricultural Runoff on Total Maximum Daily Loads (PI: J. Lepo and R. Snyder), U.S. Department of Agriculture, 9/15/01 - 9/14/05. $532,000

Bayou Texar Nutrient Level Water Quality Sampling, (PI: R. Snyder), West Florida Regional Planning Council, 10/15/01 - 9/30/02. $2,000

Phytopathogens as Bioterrorism Agents, (PI: J. Lepo), University of South Florida (US Army), 11/01/01 - 11/30/02. $88,750

Microbial Biofilms as Indicators of Estuarine Ecosystem Condition, (PI: J. Lepo and R. Snyder), Part of Consortium for Estuarine Ecoindicators Research for the Gulf of Mexico, STAR EaGLes Cooperative Agreement, USEPA, 11/1/01 – 11/20/06. $1,563,111

An Assessment of the Source of Human Sewage Waste Input into Coldwater and Pond Creeks, (PI: R. Snyder), Bay Area Resource Council, 2/6/02 - 12/31/02. $18,998

Microzooplankton Sample Analysis, (PI: R. Snyder), USEPA, 9/28/01 - 9/30/02. $2,400

Wet Prairie Habitat Restoration Evaluation and Management Strategies for the Garcon Point Water Management Area, (PI: R. Snyder), Northwest Florida Water Management District, 4/01/02 - 3/31/03. $7,081

Collaborative Prosposal: Interactive Effects of UV Radiation and Vertical Mixing on Phytopankton and Bacterial Productivity of Ross Sea Phaeocystis Blooms, (PI: W. Jeffrey), NSF, 9/1/02-8/31/07. $515,870

The Interactive Effects of UV Radiation and Temperature on Lake Ecosystems. Integrated Research Challenges in Environment, (PI: W. Jeffrey), NSF, 10-/1/02 - 9/30/07. $263,626

Assessment of Environmental Pollution and Community Health in Northwest Florida, (PI: K. R. Rao), EPA, 7/1/02 – 6/30/07. $2,563,075

Environmental Health Studies in Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties, Florida, (PI: K. R. Rao), CDC, 9/29/02 – 9/29/04. $832,233

Tracking Source of Fecal Contamination in Environmental Waters, (PI: J. Lepo), Escambia County Health Department, 7/1/02 - 6/30/03. $130,000

Water Quality Microbiological Analysis of Bathing Places FY 2003, (PI: J. Lepo), Escambia County Health Department, 7/1/02 - 6/30/03. $46,302

Phytopathogens as Bioterrorism Agents 2003, (PI: J. Lepo), University of South Florida (US Army), 10/01/02 - 9/30/03. $394,047

Healthy Beach sampling for Okaloosa County, (PI: J. Lepo and J. Macauley), Okaloosa County Health Department, 1/1/2003 – 6/30/2003. $9,922

Biological Survey of FCT Project: Washington County Holmes Creek Site, (PI: R. Snyder), West Florida Regional Planning Council, 1/1/2003-6/30/2003. $2,400

Wet Prairie Habitat Restoration Evaluation and Management Strategies For Garcon Point Water Management Area 2004, (PI: R. Snyder), NW Florida Water Management District, 4/1/03 - 3/31/04. $7,081

Evaluation of Ciliate Protozoans as a First Food for Red Snapper Lutjanus campechanus Larvae, (PI: R. Snyder), NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service, 5/1/03 – 5/30/06. $87,151

Biological Impacts of Crop Production Systems in Transition from the Use of Methyl Bromide, (PI: K. Martin), U.S. Department of Agriculture, 5/31/03 - 5/30/06. $15,000

Water Quality Microbiological Analysis of Bathing Places FY 2004, (PI: J. Lepo), Florida Department of Health, Escambia County Health Department, 7/1/03 - 6/30/04. $46,427

Healthy Beaches Sampling for Okaloosa County, (PI: J. Lepo), Florida Department of Health, Okaloosa County Health Department, 7/1/03 - 6/30/04. $24,950

Phytopathogens as Bioterrorism Agents 2004, (PI: J. Lepo), University of South Florida (US Army), 11/1/03 - 10/30/04. $305,532

Microbiological Indicators of Water Quality in Submerged Karst Caves of Northern Florida, (PI: R. Snyder), Florida DEP, 12/2/03 – 6/30/04. $44,995

RUI: Effect of Diurnal and Weekly Water Column Hypoxic Events on Nitrification and Nitrogen Transformations in Estuarine Sediments, (PI: J. Caffrey), NSF, 3/15/04 – 2/28/07. $450,405

Oceanographic Sampling Methodolics (Shiptime), (PI: W. Jeffrey), Florida Institute of Oceanography, 6/25/04 – 6/27/04. $9,000

Estuarine Ecology Shipboard Laboratory (Shiptime), (PI: R. Snyder), Florida Institute of Oceanography, 6/29/04 – 6/30/04. $6,000

U. S. – France Cooperative Research: Effect of Nutrient Limitation on Response of Marine Bacterioplankton to Solar Ultraviolet Radiation, (PI: W. Jeffrey), NSF, 02/15/04 – 01/31/07. $18,000

Importance of Microalgal Production on the Northern Gulf of Mexico Sand Bottom Nutrient Trapping and Support of Fisheries Production, (PI: R. Snyder), Escambia County, 04/20/04 – 12/30/05. $24,000

Wet Prairie Habitat Restoration Evaluation and Management Strategies For Garcon Point Water Management Area, (PI: R. Snyder), Northwest Florida Water Management District, 5/1/04 – 4/30/05. $7,081

Environmental Monitoring of Bathing Places, (Co-PIs: R. Snyder, J. Macauley, And J. Lepo), Florida Department of Health, Escambia County Health Department, 07/01/04 – 06/30/05. $39,000

Fecal Source Tracking Research, (Co-PIs: J. Lepo and R. Snyder), Florida Department of Health, Escambia County Health Department, 07/01/04 – 06/30/05. $76,500

Healthy Beaches Sampling for Okaloosa County, (PI: J. Lepo), Florida Department of Health, Okaloosa County Health Department, 7/1/04 - 6/30/05. $19,652

Post Hurricane Opal Assessment GUIS, (PI: R. Snyder), National Park Service, 07/28/04 – 07/01/06. $9,962

Early Detection and Diagnosis of Phytopathogens as Bioterrorism Agents, (PI: J. Lepo), University of South Florida (US Army), 10/1/04 - 03/27/08. $315,978

PERCH Project: Environmental Health Studies in Northwest Florida, (PI: R. Rao), Centers for Disease Control, 8/18/2005 – 8/17/2007. $198,400

Healthy Beaches Sampling for Okaloosa County, (PI: R. Snyder), Florida Department of Health, Okaloosa County Health Department, 7/1/2005 – 6/30/2006. $19,843

Environmental Monitoring of Bathing Places, (Co-PIs: R. Snyder, J. Macauley, And J. Lepo), Florida Department of Health, Escambia County Health Department, 07/01/05 – 06/30/06. $39,000

Fecal Source Tracking Research (Co-PIs: J. Lepo and R. Snyder), Florida Department of Health, Escambia County Health Department, 7/1/2005 – 6/30/2006. $76,500

Pre-Reefing Environmental Assessment for the ex-Oriskany, (PI: R. Snyder, Co-PI: W. Patterson), Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC), 2/1/2006 – 12/31/2006. $315,056

Healthy Beaches Sampling for Okaloosa County, (PI: R. Snyder), Florida Department of Health, Okaloosa County Health Department, 7/1/2006 - 6/30/2007. $19,843

Environmental Monitoring of Bathing Places, (Co-PIs: R. Snyder, J. Macauley, and J. Lepo), Florida Department of Health, Escambia County Health Department, 07/01/06 - 6/30/2007. $41,000

Fecal Source Tracking Research (Co-PIs: J. Lepo and R. Snyder), Florida Department of Health, Escambia County Health Department, 7/01/2006 - 6/30/2007. $76,500

Wet Prairie Habitat Restoration Evaluation and Management Strategies For Garcon Point Water Management Area, (PI: R. Snyder), Northwest Florida Water Management District, 5/01/06 - 4/30/2007. $7,081

Science Training in Ecology Programs II 2007-2009, (PI: W. Jeffrey), Environmental Protection Agency, 1/1/07 – 12/31/09. $49,132

Microbial Source Tracking and Its Application to the Northern Gulf of Mexico, (PI: J. Lepo), NOAA, 2/1/07 – 1/31/08. $25,014

Fecal Source Tracking Research (Co-PIs: J. Lepo and R. Snyder), Florida Department of Health, Escambia County Health Department, 7/1/2007 – 6/30/09. $40,000

Wet Prairie Habitat Restoration Evaluation and Management Strategies For Garcon Point Water Management Area, (PI: R. Snyder), Northwest Florida Water Management District, 7/1/2007 – 6/30/2008. $7,790

USF EPA MST Gulf of Mexico 3, (PI: J. Lepo), University of South Florida, 8/3/2007 – 8/2/2010. $236,258

Atmospheric Deposition of Mercury and Trace Metals in the Pensacola Bay Watershed, (PI: J. Caffrey), Electric Power Research Institute, 1/1/2008 – 7/31/2009. $554,920

Preliminary Data Analysis to Test Land-Use Influence on Red Tide in Choctawhatchee Bay Florida, (PI: M. Schwartz, CoPI: W. Jeffrey), University of Florida, 2/1/2008 – 5/31/2008. $ 3,500

Enhancement of Public Health Preparedness for Dealing with Bioterrorism: Diagnostics for Intentionally Released Human Pathogens in Surface- And Drinking- Water, (PI: J. Lepo), University of South Florida, 9/26/07 – 3/25/10. $218,125.

Wet Prairie Habitat Restoration Evaluation and Management Strategies For Garcon Point Water Management Area, (PI: R. Snyder), Northwest Florida Water Management District, 7/1/2008 – 6/30/2009. $ 7,790.

Gulf Oyster Industry Program - Oyster Demand Adjustments to Alternative Consumer Education and Post Harvest Processes in Response to Vibrio vulnificus, (PI: W. Huth), University of Florida, 7/1/2008 – 2/28/2011. $250,000.

Wet Prairie Habitat Restoration Evaluation and Management Strategies For Garcon Point Water Management Area, (PI: R. Snyder), Northwest Florida Water Management District, 7/1/2009 – 6/30/2010. $ 8,800.

Biocides - Novel Protection and Decontamination Strategies, (PI: J. Lepo) Florida Gulf Coast University, 9/11/2009 – 2/4/2011. $24,990.

YSI Minding the Planet, (PI: J. Caffrey), YSI, 1/1/2010 – 12/31/2012. $25,000.

Evaluation of the Impacts of Storm Surge Flooding on the Water Quality of the Near-shore Environment and on Coastal Aquifers in Sewered and Un-sewered Communities, (PI: R. Snyder), Department of Environmental Protection, 2/1/2010 – 12/30/2010. $186,869.

Assessment Study for Post-Harvest Processed (PHP) Oysters, (PI: W. Huth), University of Florida, 09/07/2010 - 08/31/2011. $33,000.

Uncoupling of Autotrophy and Heterotrophy: Effects of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on Microbial Food Webs, (PI: W. Jeffrey). University of South Florida, 08/15/2010 - 08/12/2011. $215,021.

Vegetation Analysis for the Westervelt mitigation bank, Garcon Point, FL, (PI: R. Snyder). Westervelt Ecological Services, 10/15/2010 - 03/15/2011.$16,268.

Spin Concentrator IP Expenditures, (PI: Joe Moss, R. Snyder), University of West Florida, 10/15/2010. $15,000.

Coastwatch: Oilspill Mapping on the Florida Coast with Remote Sensing and Sea-level Sample Verification, (PI: R. Snyder), University of South Florida, 8/13/2010 – 8/12/2011. $192,577.

BioBlend Technologies Consultation, (PI: J. Lepo), UWF-Enviro-Pro-Tech Teaming, 1/25/2011 - 10/14/2011. $61,966.

Assessing the Impact of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on Coastal Waters of the Florida Panhandle Water Sediments and Fish PI: R. Snyder), Florida Institute of Oceanography, 8/13/2010 - 8/12/2011. $133,623.

Studies of Microbial Communities Affected by the Deepwater Horizon Spill, (PI: J. Lepo). Alabama State University. 01/01/2011 - 12/31/2011. $10,000.

Factors Controlling the Success of Transplanted Seagrass in Pensacola Bay,
(PI: J. Caffrey). NOAA through Florida DEP.

Deep-C: Deepsea to Coast Connectivity in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico (PI: R. Snyder), Consortium for Ocean Leadership, Inc., 10/1, 2011 – 9/30/2014. $1,078,911.

HUDCO Antifouling Study, HUDCO Industrial Products, Inc., (PI: R. Snyder). 4/1/12 - 12/31/12. $16,535.

Center for Integrated Modeling & Analysis of the Gulf Ecosystem (C-IMAGE), Gulf of Mexico Alliance (GOMA), (PIs: W. Jeffrey and R. Snyder). 9/1/11 - 12/31/13. $157,086. Additional award of $175,511, extending to 12/31/14.

GE-CESU Snythesis of Water Quality Data for Gulf of Mexico Coastal Parks, National Park Service, (PI: J Caffrey). 6/1/12 - 11/30/13. $54,584.

Measuring Florida Artificial Reef Economic Benefits: A Synthesis, Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission, (PI: W. Huth). 7/2/12 - 12/31/13. $30,000. Extend to 7/31/14.

Vegetation Analysis for the Westervelt mitigation bank, Garcon Point, FL, (PI: R. Snyder). Westervelt Ecological Services, 7/1/12 - 06/30/13. $19,391.

Acoustic Tracking of Reef Fishes Associated with EE-LAARS Refugia Reefs, Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission, (PI: W. Patterson). 05/25/11 - 10/31/13.

Vegetation Analysis for the Westervelt mitigation bank, Garcon Point, FL, (PI: R. Snyder). Westervelt Ecological Services, 7/1/13 - 06/30/14. $15,999.

Examination of Reef Fish Community Structure and Recruitment Dynamics at Artificial Reef Sites within the Escambia East Large Area Artificial Reef Site. (PI: R. Snyder). FL Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission. 1/31/14 - 07/01/15.

Assessment of Escambia East Large Area Artificial Reef Site Refugia Reefs: Impacts of Invasive Lionfish. (PI: R. Snyder). FL Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission. 

FIO Study Abroad in Florida, (PI: J. Eble). Summer field class to provide high-impact hands-on instruction in Coastal and Marine Science. 5/14/14 - 6/20/14.

Water Quality in Bang's Lake: Effects of Recurrent Phoshate Spills to a Coastal Estuary (PI: J. Caffrey). Sponsored by US Geological Survey - Mississippi State University. 3/01/14 - 2/28/15. 

GC-CESU: Reptile and Amphibian Monitoring at Gulf Islands National Seashore flroida Unit - Naval Live Oaks area. (PI: Jeff Eble). National Park Service. 7/1/14 - 6/30/15. $11,321.

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