The CCS Coastal Policy Lab focused the Spring semester on the development of science-to-policy tools to advance the development of restoration aquaculture to enhance water quality in Florida and on governance issues associated with Florida’s wild oyster fishery.
The New Big Dig: UF Researchers Deliver Sustainable Solutions by Helping Government Engineers Cooperate with Nature
CCS research finds that nitrogen inputs from human activity intensified red tide events
In a new study that is the first to explain what some have long suspected, researchers found that human activity helps sustain and intensify naturally occurring red tide blooms in Southwest Florida.
COASTAL POLICY LAB FACULTY AND STUDENTS ENGAGE IN THE FIELD WITH RESTORATION AQUACULTURE STAKEHOLDERS IN TAMPA BAY
By Tom Ankersen, Legal Skills Professor & Legal Program Director, UF Law Students and faculty in the CCS Coastal Policy Lab (CPL) kicked off Spring Break with a field trip to Tampa Bay to get out on the water and… Read More
Students of CCS-affiliated faculty present research at the UF Water Institute Symposium Poster Session
Students of CCS-affiliated faculty presented their research at the 2022 UF Water Institute Symposium Poster Session. Topics included macroalgae decay rates, impact of sea level rise on wave loads, morphodynamics of oyster reefs, crabs as ecosystem engineers, invasive species databases,… Read More
UF Water Symposium will include CCS-organized program on coastal water quality monitoring, modeling, management, and policy
For the 8th UF Water Institute Symposium, the CCS has organized a program of sessions and panels that explore what the future of coastal water quality monitoring, modeling, management, and policy should/could look like from a technological, scientific and engineering perspective, as well as through a management and policy lens.
CCS awarded $3M US Army Corps project to enhance Engineering With Nature® design and implementation in coastal systems
This project, funded through the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Engineering With Nature initiative, will advance understanding of how and why coastal landforms, including dunes, salt marshes, and oyster reefs, are evolving through innovative coastal sensing, modeling, and experimental research.… Read More
Coastal Policy Lab wraps up the semester with presentations in Sanibel Island
The inaugural semester of the CCS Coastal Policy Lab came to close in early December with a field trip to Sanibel Island to present the results of the students’ interdisciplinary projects. The Coastal Policy Lab (CPL) is a student-centered experiential… Read More
CCS AWARDED $2.3 million MULTI-INSTITUTION GRANT TO STUDY HARMFUL ALGAL BLOOMS
CCS Associate Director Dr. David Kaplan, and a team of CCS-affiliated scientists and engineers from UF, the USF, NCSU, and the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation have received $2.3 million from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to study how water and nutrients flowing from Lake Okeechobee and the Caloosahatchee River watershed interact with tides, currents, and waves at the coast to affect coastal water quality.
UF Postdoctoral Fellowship and Graduate Student Opportunities with CCS | Engineering With Nature Project
A post-doctoral associate fellowship and six graduate student research assistantships are available starting in August 2022 at the University of Florida for an interdisciplinary project, funded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Engineering With Nature initiative, based out in… Read More