Benthic Habitat Mapping, Characterization and Assessment


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
University of South Florida, College of Marine Science

DWH Project Funding

0

Known Leveraged Funding

0

Funding Organization

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)

Funding Program

NFWF Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF)

Project Location: Florida

Funding Source: BP and Transocean
Controlling Document: Guilty Plea Agreement between BP and U.S. Department of Justice, Guilty Plea Agreement between Transocean and U.S. Department of Justice
Year Awarded: 2014

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Monitoring and Observations

Targeted Resources

Fish / Fish Habitats
Sea Turtles
Benthic Zone / Sea Floor

Project Description

Assess habitat characteristics and species associations along the west Florida Shelf from Panama City to the Dry Tortuga Islands to inform fisheries management decisions.

Project Contact

Project Partners

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Florida Fish and Wildlife Research Institute Florida Institute of Oceanography

Affiliated Institutions

None


Project ID: 281
Project Name: Benthic Habitat Mapping, Characterization and Assessment
SourceUID: 45892
Latitude: 29.2672293
Longitude: -85.60675491
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Florida
County:
Project Category: Environmental
Project Action: Monitoring and Observations
Additional Project Action(s):
Additional Project Action(s):
Targeted Resource(s): Fish / Fish Habitats
Targeted Resource(s): Sea Turtles
Targeted Resource(s): Benthic Zone / Sea Floor
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2017
Implementing Organization: University of South Florida, College of Marine Science
Implementing Organization Type: State
Point of Contact – Name: Dr. Steven A. Murawski
Point of Contact – Phone: smurawski@usf.edu
Point of Contact – Email: 727-553-3367
Other Partners: Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Florida Fish and Wildlife Research Institute Florida Institute of Oceanography
Affiliated Institutions: None
Link: https://nfwf.org/gulf/Documents/fl-benthic-mapping-14.pdf
Project Comments: None
Acres Acquired: 0
Close Year: 0
Close Month: 0
Close day: 0
Purchase Type: None
Landowner: None
Landowner Type: None
Purpose: None
Public Access: None
Easement Holder Name : None
Easement Holder Type: None
Secondary Easement Holder 1: None
Secondary Easement Holder 2: None
Duration: None
Term: 0
Land Restoration Acreage: 0
Aquatic Restoration Acreage: 0
Restoration Mileage: 0
Restoration Feet: 0
Additional Acreage: 0
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 4477900
DWH Funder: National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)
DWH Funder Type: Private
DWH Funding Program: NFWF Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF)
DWH Dollar Amount : 4477900
DWH Source: BP and Transocean
Fund Origin: Criminal Settlement
Controlling Documents: Guilty Plea Agreement between BP and U.S. Department of Justice, Guilty Plea Agreement between Transocean and U.S. Department of Justice
Award Year: 2014
Award Month: 11
Total Amount Leveraged: 0
Completeness: CA-PB