World Oceans Day at the MEC

World Oceans Day at the MEC

The Marine Exploration Center had a wonderful turn-out celebrating World Oceans Day on June 8th. Many families joined us for fun hands-on activities to learn about our oceans and help celebrate!

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Dispatches From The Gulf 2

Dispatches From The Gulf 2  shares accounts from numerous “dispatches” around the globe,  dedicated to closely monitoring and rehabilitating the life affected from the oil spill.

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Marine Exploration Center's Upcoming Events

The Marine Exploration Center hosts the 1st Regional Blue Vision Summit Florida on February 18, 2018 in St. Petersburg, Florida. The summit focuses on “Strengthening the Ocean Community” to engage citizens, activists, community organizers, politicians, scientists, business leaders, and the wider ocean community in critical discussions…

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Our First ever Science Symposium!

Our First ever Science Symposium!

MEC partner the Florida Institute of Oceanography hosted the inaugural Florida Marine Science Symposium at the FWC Fish and Wildlife Research Institute! This event brought speakers from all over Florida to discuss their current research projects.

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Horizons at Marine Exploration Center

Horizons at Marine Exploration Center

The Marine Exploration Center is so grateful to all who attended our event and remain inspired and involved as we continue our work in research and conservation. 

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Hurricane Irma Storm Surge in Tampa Bay

Hurricane Irma Storm Surge in Tampa Bay

As Irma approached the southwest coast of Florida, forecasters were unsure if the center of the storm would stay just offshore or would move inland.  The predictions of storm surge at that time assumed a worst case scenario where the eye of the storm stayed just offshore of Tampa Bay.

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