Join us every other month, on the last Wednesday, for an informative hour on a current Gulf of Mexico Alliance topic.
2:00 pm central / 3:00 pm Eastern
Pre-registration is not required.
Contact Christina Mohrman with questions.
Economic Impacts of Harmful Algal Blooms | Valerie Seidel and Craig Diamond, The Balmoral Group
July 29, 2020
This project quantifies key connections between economic outcomes and coastal health. Data on tourism, housing sales, and fishing activity were analyzed and combined with GIS data on recent Florida HAB events. A dashboard tool allows resource managers easy access to these data in one location.
New Tools for Data Sharing: GOMA CAT and the Gulf of Mexico Open Data Platform | Shawn Landry and Jan Allyn, University of South Florida, Kathy Goodin and Pete Cutter, Nature Serve
September 30, 2020
Two new tools are available to improve data sharing in the Gulf of Mexico. GOMA CAT expands an intuitive and interactive online mapping tool for monitoring sites and management areas. The Gulf of Mexico Open Data Platform provides one source where users can easily discover, understand, and sue standardized habitat data.
Diamondback Terrapin Conservation Plan | Tom Mohrman, The Nature Conservancy
November 18, 2020
This project creates a stakeholder driven conservation plan for diamondback terrapins, a turtle species of concern in the Gulf of Mexico. The plan provides a central source for terrapin information in the Gulf and recommendations to prevent and reverse declines in terrapin populations and their habitats.
Tools Cafe’ Webinars – Tool Time
The Gulf of Mexico Alliance (GOMA) is planning “Tool Time with Dave” for later this summer. This will be a series of virtual cafés to showcase tools and allow participants an opportunity to ask questions. For questions please contact Dave Reed, State Lead for the Data & Monitoring Team, at (727) 502-4876 or Dave.Reed@MyFWC.com.
Adapting to a Changing Gulf Region: An Online Course
Learn to apply key concepts, science, and tools in climate change adaptation to your regional conservation work through a new interactive course hosted by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.