Research Associate

Jim IveyName
Jim Ivey

Research Associate

Ecosystem Assessment and Restoration – Harmful Algal Blooms

B.S. Economics with a focus on Industrial Analysis, University of Georgia
M.S. Oceanography with a focus in bio-optics, University of Southern Mississippi
Ph.D. Oceanography with a focus on optics and remote sensing, University of South Florida

Research Interests
Marine ecosystem dynamics, optical oceanography, integrated ocean observing systems

Current Activity
I design, build and deploy autonomous water quality platforms under the Fish and Wildlife Research Institute’s Harmful Algal Bloom Marine Observation Network (HABMON) program. I collect and analyze data from these platforms to determine the effects of biogeochemical parameters on HAB development.

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FWC Facts:
Red tides are not always red. They can appear green, brown or even purple in color. The water can even remain its normal color during a bloom.

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