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The Center for the Integrated Modeling and Analysis of the Gulf Ecosystem (C-IMAGE)

The Center for Integrated Modeling and Analysis of Gulf Ecosystems (C-IMAGE) was a research consortium of 19 U.S. and international partners focused on effects of oil spills on marine environments. The C-IMAGE consortium completed an unprecedented study of the Deepwater Horizon blowout of 2010 through funding from the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI). The overarching objective of C-IMAGE was to advance understanding of marine blowouts as response agencies and production companies were underprepared to deal with the unique challenges of Deepwater Horizon. Data is made freely available to ensure society is better prepared to mitigate any future occurrences.

Projects from C-IMAGE I included ecosystem modeling based on biological, chemical, and physical data sets, marine resource assessments of ichthyoplankton, fish, and marine mammals, oil and dispersant toxicology, simulating high-pressure environments and their effects on fluids, and sediment analysis of oil-affected areas of the sea floor.

C-IMAGE II focused on Six Tasks covering a range of research areas including deep-ocean environments, sediment deposition, and plankton and fish species toxicity.

C-IMAGE III focused on GoMRI Research Themes 2 and 3: chemical evolution and biological degradation of the petroleum/dispersant systems and subsequent interaction with coastal, open-ocean, and deep-water ecosystems (Theme 2); and environmental effects of the petroleum/dispersant system on the sea floor, water column, coastal waters, beach sediments, wetlands, marshes, and organisms; and the science of ecosystem recovery (Theme 3).

The University of South Florida served as the host institution for C-IMAGE under the direction of Principle Investigator Dr. Steven Murawski, Assistant Director Sherryl Gilbert and Chief Science Officer Dr. David Hollander. The data in this repository contains the work of USF researchers. To view data from across GRIIDC’s research groups, please visit GRIIDC’s dataset monitoring webpage.

Introducción a la Antropología Biológica (Institute for the Study of Latin America and the Caribbean (ISLAC))

Military Cyber Affairs

ISSN: 2378-0789 (Online)

Military Cyber Affairs (MCA) is a peer-reviewed professional journal published bi-annually by the Military Cyber Professionals Association. Military Cyber Affairs provides a multi-disciplinary forum for scholarship and discussion of cybersecurity, cyber defense, and cyber operations, and their military implications, drawing from the fields of intelligence, engineering, information technology, law and policy, among others.

Numeracy (Open Access Journals)

ISSN: 1936-4660 (Online)

Numeracy (ISSN 1936-4660) is the open-access, peer-reviewed, electronic journal of the National Numeracy Network (NNN). Numeracy supports education at all levels that integrates quantitative skills across disciplines. This journal is supported by the University of South Florida Libraries.

The graphic above is “Wave of Numbers” by Beth Fratesi, c2007, inspired by “a world awash in numbers,” Mathematics and Democracy: The Case for Quantitative Literacy (NCED, 2001).

In 2015, Numeracy was awarded the DOAJ Seal for its high degree of openness and for adhering to best practices and high publishing standards.

Numeracy has been accepted for inclusion in Scopus by the Content Selection & Advisory Board (CSAB) and will soon be indexed by the Scopus Journal Metrics. Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature. Their CiteScore is an open-access tool for documenting the scholarly impact of journals and their publications. Non-tenured Numeracy authors who find it useful for their evaluation files can request a copy of Scopus's letter of acceptance from executive editor Nathan Grawe.

NEW ISSUE IN PROGRESS: Volume 14, issue 2 (2021)

QMaSC: A Handbook for Directors of Quantitative and Mathematics Support Centers (USF Libraries)

This handbook is a resource for people who lead, manage or direct Mathematics and Quantitative Support Centers (QMaSCs).  In the chapters below, directors will find information about how to 1) manage a center, 2) interact with other entities on their campus, 3) train and build a staff, 4) assess their center, and 5) start a new center.  Each chapter has been written by an experienced center director recognizing the diversity of QMaSCs.  Additionally, there are ten case studies authored by directors representing a range of centers, from community colleges to liberal arts colleges to large research institutions. 

This material is based upon work supported, in part, by the  National Science Foundation  under Grant DUE-1255945.  Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

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The Inside, Outside, and Upside Downs of Children's Literature: From Poets and Pop-ups to Princesses and Porridge (Teaching and Learning)

Children's literature is written for children and youth, but the analysis of children's literature requires careful attention to text as well insightful interpretation of the ways in which authors and illustrators present the human condition, the physical world, imaginative experiences, and global forces. Children's literature is also a $4-billion-a-year industry that impacts social practices, politics, financial markets, schools, literacy rates, history, and art. Whatever the reason for your interest, children's literature is a big deal.

The Inside, Outside, and Upside Downs of Children's Literature: From Poets and Pop-ups to Princesses and Porridge by .

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