Qualifications

Please get to know out staff and some of the hundreds of biological/ecological projects performed in the southeast, Caribbean, and internationally, as well as publications and professional activities.

CSA South was formed from its affiliate Coastal Science Associates (CSAi) in 2003 to focus on environmental consulting in the southeast and in tropical regions of the world.

CSA South is a Certified Small Business Enterprise (SBE, South Florida Water Management District), a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE, Florida Department of Transportation and Broward County) and a Minority Business Enterprise (MBE, State of Florida).

CSA South and its affiliate are full-service environmental companies with offices throughout the southeastern U.S. Principals have over 50 years of professional environmental experience, and staff is knowledgeable in the necessary disciplines and methodologies of environmental research and consultation. Staff members are experts of environmental laws and regulations and are well regarded by local, state, and federal agencies. Team members are kept abreast of changing environmental regulations by attending workshops and training seminars, and by presenting papers on their research.

Project reports, mapping and other documentation are prepared by our accomplished team using the latest industry technologies and practices. The company maintains an extensive in-house scientific library, and frequently interfaces with other scientific libraries and databases via the Internet for other necessary or updated information.

Our laboratory is equipped with the standard equipment for analyses of biological samples, including: dissecting and compound microscopes; dissolved oxygen, turbidity, pH, conductivity/TDS, and salinity meters; a sample identification library, and a cataloged and vouchered sample collection. The company also owns and maintains the equipment necessary to outfit field crews, including trucks, boats, differential GPS, portable meters, samplers, and various other field equipment and supplies.