The information provided through the FLRDC is available to researchers from universities, government agencies, and private institutions in Florida and beyond. In order to access this information, researchers must draft a research proposal to be submitted to the federal agency whose data they want to access for their research. A list of federal agencies providing data can be found here.
Researchers must consult with the FLRDC Administrator about the content and form of a research proposal. The administrator can assist researchers in determining data availability and in preparing worthy proposals. Graduate students who are interested in using the FLRDC should obtain an email of support from their advisors prior to initiating the proposal process. Click below to learn more about the proposal submission process and obtaining special sworn status.