Joy Vinci

Position and Affiliation

Office Manager (Wildlife Department), UF - Fort Lauderdale Research and Education Center

Areas of Interest

Ecological economics; ecosystem responses to global change; landscape structure and land use affects on the distribution of wildlife communities in urban environments


I am currently finishing my bachelor's in biology with minor in economics at Florida Atlantic University. I will also be receiving a certificate in GIS in 2011.

Project Involvement

Anuran occupancy of modified wetlands in Broward County, Florida
Morelet's crocodile monitoring and conservation in Belize, Central America


Mazzotti FJ, and J.J. Vinci. 2007. Validation, verification, and calibration: using standardized terminology when describing ecological models. WEC216. Gainesville (FL): University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. 2 p.

Barrantes L, J.J. Vinci, and F.J. Mazzotti. In prep. Relative abundance and population condition of the American crocodile (Crocodylus acutus: Cuvier 1807), in the Tempisque river, north Pacific of Costa Rica.