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Gulf Oil Spill Information Center 

This is a guide to some of the information and data concerning the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and the clean-up efforts. A digital library containing many more documents and sources is under development.
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About the Gulf Oil Spill Information Center

In service to the scientists at the 21 institutions that make up the Florida Institute of Oceanography, the University of South Florida Libraries are constructing an online data archive and information center concerning the Gulf oil spill. Academic institutions across the affected region are being invited to collaborate on this project.

For further details concerning the project or to become a collaborator, please contact Director of Academic Resources Todd A. Chavez at or (813)974-7905.  


Small Business Impacts

The Florida Small Business Development Center Network (FSBDC), which includes the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at the University of South Florida (USF) has been appointed the primary technical assistance provider of the Florida Emergency Bridge Loan program.

In the Tampa Bay region, the approved counties are: Hernando, Pasco, Pinellas, Hillsborough, Manatee, and Sarasota. The SBDC at USF has set-up a hotline for people who seek assistance. The numbers are (813) 384-8232 (English) and (813) 384-8233 (Spanish).

For more information about the program, requirements and related forms, visit:


Nearshore Surface Oil Forecast (7/12/10)


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