Historical Changes in Salinity, Water Quality, and Vegetation in Biscayne Bay
Entry ID: USGS_SOFIA_hist_salinity_wq_veg_bb_04

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Summary
Abstract: The objectives of this project are to examine in broad context the historical changes in the Biscayne Bay ecosystem at selected sites on a decadal-centennial scale, and to correlate these changes with natural events and anthropogenic alterations in the South Florida region. Specific emphasis will be placed on historical changes to 1) amount, timing, and sources of freshwater influx and the ... View entire text
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Description:  map showing core locations in central Biscayne Bay

 
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 26.0   S: 25.17   E: -80.08   W: -80.42

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: G. Lynn Brewster-Wingard Thomas Cronin; Debra Willard; Charles Holmes; William Orem; Peter Swart; Gary Dwyer; Scott Ishman; Evelyn Gaiser
Dataset Title: Historical Changes in Salinity, Water Quality, and Vegetation in Biscayne Bay
Dataset Release Date: 2007
Data Presentation Form: database
Online Resource: http://sofia.usgs.gov/projects/historical_change/
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1994-02-24
Stop Date: 2007-04-03
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints Any data are subject to change and are not citeable until reviewed and approved for official publication.
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Data Center
SOUTH FLORIDA INFORMATION ACCESS, SOUTHEAST ECOLOGICAL SCIENCE CENTER, U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://sofia.usgs.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: HEATHER S. HENKEL
Phone: 727-502-8028
Fax: 727-502-8182
Email: hhenkel at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey - St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center
600 Fourth St. South
City: St. Petersburg
Province or State: FL
Postal Code: 33701
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Size: 4.8
Distribution Format: MS Access
Fees: None
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 703-648-5352
Fax: 703-648-6953
Email: lwingard at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
USGS
926A National Center
City: Reston
Province or State: VA
Postal Code: 20192
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Ishman, Scott E., 1997, Ecosystem History of South Florida: Biscayne Bay Sediment Core Descriptions, USGS Open-File Report, 7-0437, Reston, VA, U.S. Geological Survey. http://pubs.usgs.gov/pdf/of/ofr97437.html
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2008-04-08
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-06-12
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