UF expert available to talk about sinkholes in Florida

Published: November 14 2013


GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A University of Florida sinkhole expert is available to talk to news media today about a sinkhole that opened this morning in Dunedin swallowing part of a house and prompting the evacuation of several nearby homes.

Anthony F. Randazzo is a professor emeritus of geological sciences at UF, where he has worked since 1967. He has received numerous research grants from federal and state agencies to investigate subjects related to hydrogeology, sedimentology and the geology of Florida. Randazzo has more than 40 years of experience in professional evaluations of home sites, commercial properties, roadways, tunnels, bridges and dams involving geological hazards.

Randazzo can be reached by cell phone at 352-215-0660 or emailed at randazzoaf@yahoo.com.