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1. Cape Sable Water Quality and Suspended Sediment Data [SOFIA_Cape_Sable]
The Cape Sable peninsula is located on the southwestern tip of the Florida peninsula within Everglades National Park (ENP). Lake Ingraham, the largest lake within Cape Sable, is now connected to the ...


2. Everglades Depth Estimation Network (EDEN) November 2007 Digital Elevation Model for use with EDENapps [USGS_SOFIA_eden_dem_cm_nov07_nc]
This is the 1st release of the third version of an Everglades Depth Estimation Network (EDEN) digital elevation model (DEM) generated from certified airborne height finder ...


3. 2008 - Present Ecosystem History of South Florida's Estuaries Database version 2 [USGS_SOFIA_Eco_hist_db_2008_present]
The 2008 - Present Ecosystem History of South Florida's Estuaries Database contains listings of all sites (modern and core), and modern monitoring site survey information (water chemistry, floral ...


4. Big Cypress-Pine Island Satellite Image Map [USGS_SOFIA_BigCypress_PineIsland_SatMap]   PARENT METADATA
ABSTRACT: The map is a composite image of spectral bands 3 (630-690 nanometers, red), 4 (775-900 nanometers, near-infrared), and 5 (1,550-1750 nanometers, middle-infrared) and the new panchromatic ...


5. Florida Bay Bottom Types map - USGS_SOFIA_Fbbtypes [USGS_SOFIA_Fbbtypes]
The map shows the bottom types for Florida Bay that resulted from site surveys and boat transects (summer 1996-January 1997) compared with aerial photographs (December 1994-January 1995) and SPOT ...


6. 1995 - 2007 Ecosystem History of South Florida's Estuaries Database version 7 [USGS_SOFIA_eco_hist_db1995-2007]
The 1995 - 2007 Ecosystem History of South Florida's Estuaries Database contains listings of all sites (modern and core), modern monitoring site survey information (water chemistry, floral and faunal ...


7. A Coupled Surface Water and Ground-Water Model to Simulate Past, Present, and Future Hydrologic Conditions in DOI Managed Lands [USGS_SOFIA_coupled_sw-gw_model]
This project has two objectives: 1) update and reconfigure the Flow and Transport in a Linked Overland/Aquifer Density-Dependent System (FTLOADDS) modeling code to include all version modifications ...


8. A retrospective and critical review of aquifer and storage (ASR) sites and conceptual framework of the Upper Floridian aquifer in south Florida [USGS_SOFIA_ASR_04]
The objectives of this study are to: (1) inventory and assess the strengths and weaknesses of available hydrogeologic, hydraulic, hydrochemical, well construction, and cycle test information at existing ...


9. Across Trophic Level System Simulation (ATLSS) Program [USGS_SOFIA_atlss_prog]
The ATLSS (Across Trophic Level System Simulation) program addresses CERP’s (Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan) need for quantitative projections of effects of scenarios on biota of the Greater ...


10. Aerial Photos of the 1940s [USGS_SOFIA_aerial-photos]
The images are available as .jpeg and as georeferenced .tiff files. With the exception of three images, all images are subset to 7500 pixels square. Individual photos can be selected from the 1940 ...


11. Altitude of the base of the gray limestone aquifer, southern Florida, USGS WRIR 99-4213 figure 15 [USGS_SOFIA_glime_altbase_arc]
The base of the gray limestone aquifer is shallowest in Collier and Hendry Counties and slopes to the southeast and east. The altitude of the base of the aquifer generally ranges from 50 to 160 ft ...


12. Altitude of the top of the gray limestone aquifer, southern Florida, USGS WRIR 99-4213 figure 14 [USGS_SOFIA_glime_alttop_arc]
The top of the gray limestone aquifer is shallowest in Collier and Hendry Counties and slopes to the southeast and east. The altitude of the top of the gray limestone aquifer generally ranges between ...


13. Altitude of the top of the upper confining unit of the gray limestone aquifer, southern Florida, USGS WRIR 99-4213 figure 21 [USGS_SOFIA_glime_alt_ucu_arc]
The map shows the altitude of the top of the confining unit which ranges from 10 ft above sea level to 50 ft below sea level in much of the study area, and slopes downward to the east and southeast. ...


14. American Alligator Ecology and Monitoring for CERP [USGS_SOFIA_rice_alligators_04]
This project will accomplish several tasks with a combination of field data collection, GIS mapping, and computer simulation. Our main objectives are designed to answer questions critical to restoration ...


15. Analysis of Historic Water Quality Data [USGS_SOFIA_analysis_hist_wq]
The Big Cypress National Preserve (BICY), the Everglades National Park (EVER), and Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge (LOX) are water-dominated ecosystems that are susceptible to water-quality impacts. ...


16. Avian Ecology of the Greater Everglades (Roseate Spoonbill and Limpkins) [USGS_SOFIA_avian_ecology_spoonbills]
The primary objectives of our research are to (1) quantify the changes in spatial distribution and success of nesting spoonbills relative to hydrologic patterns, (2) test hypotheses about the causal ...


17. Bacterial demethylation of methylmercury in the South Florida Ecosystem [USGS_SOFIA_mmarvin]
Methylmercury (MeHg) degradation was investigated along an eutrophication gradient in the Florida Everglades by quantifying 14CH4 and 14CO2 production after incubation of anaerobic sediments with ...


18. CERP/RECOVER restoration technology transfer, USGS-CERP liaison with USACE [USGS_SOFIA_rtt_usace]
The objectives of this project are: 1. support of Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan/REstoration COordination and VERification (CERP/RECOVER) by USGS participation in CERP PDT and RECOVER meetings ...


19. CERP/RECOVER restoration technology transfer: USGS-CERP liaison with SFWMD [USGS_SOFIA_rtt_sfwmd]
This management and coordination effort supports several of the initiatives listed in the DOI science plan. The USGS representative will participate in CERP and RECOVER meetings and share information ...


20. Chronology and Isotope Geochemistry of Ground Waters in the Florida Keys and Offshore Areas [USGS_SOFIA_chron_isotope_geochem_FL_Keys]
This project involves sampling surface waters and ground waters from Florida Bay, the Keys, and offshore to the barrier reef. Analyses will be done on a variety of isotopic and chemical species that ...


21. Coastal Everglades Wetlands: Hydrology, Vegetation and Sediment Dynamics [USGS_SOFIA_coastal_ever_tjslll_04]
This project has three objectives (tasks): 1) operate and maintain the Mangrove Hydrology sampling network; 2) study the dynamics of coastal vegetation (mangroves, marshes) in relation to sea-level, ...


22. Coastal Gradients Salinity Surveys [USGS_SOFIA_coastal_grads_salsurveys]
Ten monitoring stations were operated and maintained along the southwest coast of ENP, the Everglades wetlands, and along the coastlines of northeastern Florida Bay and northwest Barnes Sound. Data ...


23. Coastal Gradients of Flow, Salinity, and Nutrients [USGS_SOFIA_coastal_grads]
Ten monitoring stations will be operated and maintained along the southwest coast of ENP, the Everglades wetlands, and along the coastlines of northeastern Florida Bay and northwest Barnes Sound. ...


24. Color Infrared Digital Orthophoto Quadrangles for the South Florida Ecosystem Area [USGS_SOFIA_SF_CIR_DOQs]
The digital orthophoto quadrangles (DOQ's) produced by the USGS for the South Florida Ecosystem Initiative iare color-infrared, 1-meter ground resolution quadrangle images covering 3.75 minutes of ...


25. Computer Simulation Modeling of Intermediate Trophic Levels for ATLSS of the Everglades/Big Cypress Region [USGS_SOFIA_gaines_04]
This project includes models for primary food bases; the functional group of small fishes, upon which many of the wading birds depend, and the main reptile and amphibian functional groups, which constitute ...


26. Creation of a Digital Archive of Historical Aerial Photographs for Everglades NP and the Greater Everglades Ecosystem [USGS_SOFIA_smith_hist_photo_archive]
The major products are planned as a series of USGS Open-File Reports, one for each complete, or near complete, set of photos. A photoset is defined as a collection of aerial photos that were taken ...


27. Determination of Groundwater-Flow Direction and Rate Beneath Florida Bay, the Florida Keys and Reef Tract [USGS_SOFIA_fb-fk_grndwtr_flow]
The strategy of this study was to use artificial tracers to determine rate and direction of flow. Tracers were injected into well clusters, existing sewage treatment facilities, and sewage disposal ...


28. Determining Target Salinity Values for South Florida's Estuaries: The Combined Effects of Climate, Sea Level, and Water Management Practices [USGS_SOFIA_target_sal_vals]
The primary objective of this project is to provide information to Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP) managers that can be used to establish target salinity values and performance measures ...


29. Development and Stability of Everglades Tree Islands, Ridge & Slough, & Marl Prairies [USGS_SOFIA_willard_tree_islands_04]
Analysis of 209 pollen assemblages from surface samples in ten vegetation types in the Florida Everglades form the basis to identify wetland sub-environments from the pollen record. This calibration ...


30. Development of Integrated Sampling of Fishes in Forested Wetlands in South Florida with Emphasis on Food Web Structure [USGS_SOFIA_fish_sample]
This study seeks to refine sampling methodology in the forested wetlands, to collect baseline data for aquatic animals to enable comparisons between Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP) ...


31. Ecological Risk Assessment of Toxic Substances in the Greater Everglades Ecosystem: Wildlife Effects and Exposure Assessment [USGS_SOFIA_eco_assess_risk_toxics]
This project will be carried out in several locations throughout those areas critical to the South Florida Restoration Initiative. These areas include: 1) Water Conservation Areas 1, 2, and 3 of the ...


32. Ecosystem History of Biscayne Bay and the Southeast Coast [USGS_SOFIA_metish]
Historical changes in South Florida related to rapid population growth in the early to mid-1900's have led to significant alteration of the natural hydrocycles and water quality of Florida and Biscayne ...


33. Ecosystem History of South Florida Estuaries Data [USGS_SOFIA_eco_hist_db]
The Ecosystem History Access Database contains listings of all sites (modern and core), modern monitoring site survey information, and published core data. Two general ...


34. Ecosystem History of the Southwest Coast-Shark River Slough Outflow Area [USGS_SOFIA_eco_hist_swcoast_srs_04]
The objectives of this project are to document impacts of changes in salinity, water quality, coastal plant and animal communities and other critical ecosystem parameters on a subdecadal-centennial ...


35. Ecosystem History: Florida Bay and Southwest Coast [USGS_SOFIA_lbwfbay]
Recent negative trends in the Florida Bay ecosystem have been attributed to human activities, however, neither the natural patterns of change, nor the pre-human baseline for the environment have been ...


36. Ecosystem History: Terrestrial and Fresh-Water Ecosystems of southern Florida [USGS_SOFIA_dawmet]
Analysis of 209 pollen assemblages from surface samples in ten vegetation types in the Florida Everglades form the basis to identify wetland sub-environments from the pollen record. This calibration ...


37. Effect of Wind on Surface-Water Flows [USGS_SOFIA_metjen]
Flows in and through the Everglades wetlands and bordering subtidal embayments are often characterized by very low velocities that are driven or controlled at various scales by wind, gravity, pressure, ...


38. Effects of hydrological restoration on manatees: integrating data and models for the Ten Thousand Islands and Everglades [USGS_SOFIA_integrating_manatee]
This project will extend previous studies into ENP, where manatees have not been intensively studied. To ascertain how restoration may affect the distribution and abundance of manatees in the region, ...


39. Empirical Studies in Support of a Pink Shrimp, Farfantepenaeus duorarum, Simulation Model for Florida Bay [USGS_SOFIA_robblee_shrimp]
A Tortugas/Florida Bay pink shrimp simulation model has been identified as a priority need in CERP by the South Florida Water Management District, NOAA, NPS and USGS. This model has been under development ...


40. Empirical studies in Support of Florida Bay and Adjacent Marine Ecosystems Restoration [USGS_SOFIA_robblee_fb_shrimp_04]
The objectives of these activities are broadly: 1) to develop and implement (with other agency members) a program of research to support the restoration of Florida Bay; 2) with other PDT members to ...


41. Evapotranspiration Data [USGS_SOFIA_german_et_data]
A regional evaluation of evapotranspiration (Et) in the Florida Everglades began in 1996 with operation of 9 sites at locations selected to represent the sawgrass or cattail marshes, wet prairie, ...


42. Evapotranspiration Measuring & Modeling in the Everglades [USGS_SOFIA_german_et_04]
The overall objective is to develop a process-oriented appraisal of evapotranspiration within the Everglades drainage unit, excluding agricultural and brackish environments. Specific objectives include: ...


43. Everglades Depth Estimation Network (EDEN) [USGS_SOFIA_EDEN_proj]
The Everglades Depth Estimation Network (EDEN) is an integrated network of real-time water-level monitoring, ground elevation modeling, and water-surface modeling that provides scientists and managers ...


44. Everglades Depth Estimation Network (EDEN) October 2007 Digital Elevation Model [USGS_SOFIA_eden_em_oct07_400m]
This is the 1st release of the third version of an Everglades Depth Estimation Network (EDEN) digital elevation model (DEM) generated from certified airborne height finder (AHF) and airboat collected ...


45. Everglades Depth Estimation Network (EDEN) Water Surfaces Data [USGS_SOFIA_eden_water_surfs]
Spatially continuous interpolation of water surface across the greater Everglades is generated for daily mean values of the water level gages for the EDEN network beginning January 1, 2000. Surfaces ...


46. Extent of gray limestone aquifer (interpreted to be unconfined), southwestern Florida, USGS WRIR 99-4213, figure 29 [USGS_SOFIA_glime_ext_aq_polygon]
Leakance, which is the vertical hydraulic conductivity of the confining unit divided by its thickness, can be used to provide an indication of the degree of confinement of the aquifer. For purposes ...


47. Field Parameters Data (Levesque) [USGS_SOFIA_levesque_field_params]
In 1996, the U.S. Geological Survey began a 4-year study of the flow and nutrient characteristics of three major streams that drain parts of the Everglades National Park. An upward looking acoustic ...


48. Field measurements, major ions, nutrient, and carbon data for Bridge-105 and the 40-Mile Bend to Monroe reach in the Big Cypress National Preserve [USGS_SOFIA_field_data_br105]
The data catagories include site name, date, time, station ID, medium, record #, agency analyzing sample, agency collecting sample, discharge (daily mean and instantaneous), gage height, lab spec ...


49. Field measurements, major ions, nutrient, and carbon data for sites in the interior of the Everglades National Park [USGS_SOFIA_field_data_interEver]
The data catagories include site name, date, time, station ID, medium, record #, agency analyzing sample, agency collecting sample, discharge (daily mean and instantaneous), gage height, lab spec ...


50. Fire Ecology of South Florida Wetlands [USGS_SOFIA_fire_ecol_sfl_04]
The project objective is to determine the importance that season of burning has on the response of vegetation to fire. We have addressed this through the use of experimental prescribed fires at different ...


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