UNF_Lake_Oneida The University of North Florida is a comprehensive university located in Jacksonville, Florida, and is part of the State University System (SUS). UNF brings a wide spectrum of niche expertise and capabilities of direct relevance to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

Focused areas of expertise extend from coastal ecology and remediation, cyanobacteria, air-sea interaction, building HD video disaster assessment vehicles including an ATV and a shallow water ROV, geospatial science and data expertise, water quality buoys for sheltered waters, to business impacts to economic and port operations. The University is a member of the Florida COOS Consortium, SECOORA, and the Florida Hurricane Research Alliance, all of which conduct cooperative research with Federal and Florida agencies.