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Statewide Ecosystem Assessment of Coastal and Aquatic Resources

(SEACAR)

 

The Statewide Ecosystem Assessment of Coastal and Aquatic Resources is a collaborative process which involves local, state, and federal natural resource managers, data providers, researchers, and partners to identify and assess ecological indicators and to develop a Decision Support Tool to better understand the status of aquatic resources throughout the Florida Coastal Office managed areas.

 

Exposed oyster reef at Estero Bay Aquatic Preserve

Want to know more? Click on the links below...

  • SEACAR Overview
    An introduction to the Statewide Ecosystem Assessment of Coastal and Aquatic Resources project including benefits and mechanisms through which you can be involved.
  • SEACAR Guidance Document
    Discussion of the scope of the project including the goals and the construct of relevant teams.
  • SEACAR Geographical Assessment Areas
    Illustration of the geographic scope of the project within the Florida Coastal Office managed areas defining the SEACAR project boundary.
  • SEACAR Potential Ecological Indicators List
    Identified priority indices and ecological indicators, as defined by Florida Coastal Office managers, which may be used for the SEACAR Habitat Index.

Resource Assessment Data Team Introduction Webinars

December 07, 2016 (9:30 - 10:30 am EST) or
December 08, 2016 (9:30 -10:30 am EST) or
December 20, 2016 (1:00 - 2:00 pm EST)

Resource Assessment Data Team Regional Webinars

Northwest Region Webinar: January 04, 2017 (1:00 - 3:00 pm EST)
Northeast Region Webinar: January 05, 2017 (1:00 - 3:00 pm EST)
Southwest Region Webinar: January 06, 2017 (10:00 am - 12:00 pm EST)
Southeast Region Webinar: January 06, 2017 (1:00 - 3:00 pm EST)

Resource Assessment Partner Team Introduction Webinars

Southeast Region Webinar: March 07, 2017 (9:30 - 10:30 am EST)
Northeast Region Webinar: March 07, 2017 (1:00 - 3:00 pm EST)
Southwest Region Webinar: March 07, 2017 (3:00 - 4:00 pm EST)
Northwest Region Webinar: March 09, 2017 (1:00 - 2:00 pm EST)

SEACAR Regional Meetings

*Remote participation is not available.

Regional Meetings Agenda

 

Northwest Region Face to Face Meeting

March 21 - 22, 2017
Carr Building, Room 170
3800 Commonwealth Boulevand
Tallahassee, FL 32399-3000
Meeting Synopsis

 

Northeast Region Face to Face Meeting

March 28 - 29, 2017
GTM Research Reserve Environmental Education Center
505 Guana River Road
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082
Meeting Synopsis


Southwest Region Face to Face Meeting

April 5 - 6, 2017
Florida Fish and Wildlife Research Institute
100 8th Avenue SE
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Meeting Synopsis

 

Southeast Region Face to Face Meeting

April 11 - 12, 2017
Fern Forest Nature Center
201 Lyons Road South
Coconut Creek, FL 33063
Meeting Synopsis

 Florida Coastal Office Managed Areas

For more information about SEACAR or if you are interested in becoming a resource assessment team member, please contact Cheryl Clark at Cheryl.P.Clark@dep.state.fl.us or (850)245-2109.

   

Last updated: August 08, 2017


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