Dr. James Ivey

Dr. James Ivey

Office Information

Seminole Campus
UP 337
(727) 394-6003


I am  a scientist with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Research institute where I study Harmful Algal Blooms.  My research emphasis involves the design, construction, deployment, and maintenance of a network of autonomous water quality platformsI study the data from these platforms to determine potential factors that could influence Harmful Algal Blooms.

My dissertaiton emphasis was optical oceanography where I tested and developed models to determine the constituents within a water column based on optical properties.

  • B.A. 1986 University of Georgia (Economics)
  • M.S. 1997 University of Southern Mississippi (Optical Oceanography)
  • Ph.D. 2009 University of South Florida (Optical Oceanography)

Millie D.F., G. R. Weckmanc, W. A. Young II, J. E. Ivey, H. J. Carrick,  & G. L. Fahnenstield. 2012. Modeling Microalgal Abundance with Artificial Neural Networks: Demonstration of a Heuristic ‘Grey-Box’ to Deconvolve and Quantify Environmental Influences.  Environmental Modeling & Software. 38: 27-39.

Ivey, J. E.  2009.  Closure Between Apparent and Inherent Optical Properties of the Ocean with Applications to the Determination of Spectral Bottom Reflectance.  Dissertation,. University of South Florida. 277 P.

Otis, D. B., K.L. Carder, D.C. English, and J.E. Ivey. 2004. CDOM transport from the Bahamas Banks. Coral Reefs. 23: 152-160.

C. Hu, F. E. Muller-Karger, Z.-P. Lee, K. L. Carder, B. Roberts, J. J. Walsh, R. H. Weisberg, R. He, E. Johns, T. Lee, N. Kuring, J. Patch, J. Ivey, P. G. Coble, C. Heil, G. A. Vargo, R. G. Zepp, K. Steidinger, G. McRae, J. Boyer, G. Kirkpatrick, E. Mueller, R. Pierce, J. Culter, B. Keller, J. Hunt.  2002.  The 2002 “black water” event off SW Florida as detected by satellites. EOS. 83(26):281,285.

Office Schedule

9:15 am - 9:45 am
Seminole, UP 307
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Seminole, UP 307
6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Clearwater, NM 265

Classroom Schedule

Classes shown below are for the current term: Fall Term 2014 (0490)

OCB 1000C   #2591
SE TL162
8:00 am - 9:15 am
ESC 1000L   #1346
CL NM226
7:00 pm - 9:40 pm
OCB 1000C   #2591
SE TL162
8:00 am - 10:45 am
BSC 2011L   #4319
CL NM265
7:00 pm - 9:40 pm

Subjects Taught

Biological Sciences, Earth Science; Geology, Biological Oceanography, General Oceanography

Course Schedule

= James Ivey has added information specific to this course. (syllabus, video, class meeting times, etc.)

Spring Term 2015 (0495)
BSC 1005L   Biological Science Laboratory1602SEFace-to-Face1/12/155/08/15
OCE 2001L   Oceanography Laboratory1903SEFace-to-Face1/12/155/08/15
Fall Term 2014 (0490)
ESC 1000L   Earth Science Lab1346CLFace-to-Face8/18/1412/12/14
OCB 1000C   Biology of Marine Life2591SEFace-to-Face8/18/1412/12/14
BSC 2011L   Biology II Laboratory4319CLFace-to-Face8/18/1412/12/14
Summer Term 2014 (0485)
BSC 1005   Biological Science0760SEFace-to-Face5/19/147/25/14
BSC 2011   Biology II Organisms & Ecology1397CLFace-to-Face5/19/147/25/14
BSC 2011L   Biology II Laboratory1398CLFace-to-Face5/19/147/25/14