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Completed Projects

Learn about past, completed research on Florida's seagrass habitats, including restoration and monitoring methods.

A Comparison of Mechanical and Manual Seagrass Planting Techniques at Three Sites in Tampa Bay
Until recently, seagrass restoration was accomplished by labor-intensive, hand-planting methods. Mechanical installation may speed the seagrass planting process and, potentially, allow habitat restoration at a lower cost.

Pools and Fluxes of Nutrients in Florida Bay Sediments
This article discusses a project designed to determine the if there are links between sediment nutrients and Florida Bay phytoplankton blooms.

Seagrass Integrated Mapping and Monitoring Program
This is a statewide, collaborative program which facilitates the collection and publication of monitoring and mapping data for Florida seagrasses in order to assess the status and trends of this vital ecosystem.

Seagrass Light Monitoring Network for Florida Bay
The Seagrass Light Monitoring Network for Florida Bay is participating in a long-term effort to measure sunlight available to seagrass at sites throughout Florida Bay.

Seagrass Recovery Flickr Set
Learn about seagrass recovery.

Springs Coast Seagrass Monitoring
Scientists are evaluating the health of seagrass beds in the Springs Coast region.