Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge Data
Entry ID: USGS_SOFIA_LOX_NWR_data

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Summary
Abstract: The Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge (LOX) is a water-dominated ecosystem that is susceptible to water-quality impacts. A comprehensive analysis of historical water-quality and ancillary data is needed to direct the restoration of the Everglades and the adoption of water-quality standards in LOX because of its designation as Outstanding Florida Waters.

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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 26.75   S: 25.11   E: -80.12   W: -81.55

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Benjamin McPherson (retired) Ronald L. Miller (retired); Arturo Torres
Dataset Title: Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge Data
Dataset Release Date: 2005
Data Presentation Form: spreadsheet
Online Resource: http://sofia.usgs.gov/exchange/mcpherson/loxdata.html
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1974-06-01
Stop Date: 2002-10-31
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 0.01
Decimal degrees

Longitude Resolution: 0.01
Decimal degrees

Vertical Resolution: 1.0
meters

Quality Records for stations in Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge (LOX) are monthly. The period of record varies for the data depending on what data were collected.

Water-quality and ancillary data were collected from the files of the U.S. Geological Survey, South Florida Water Management District, Everglades National Park, Big Cypress National Preserve, the U.S. Fish and ... View entire text
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints These data are subject to change and are not citeable until reviewed and approved for official publication.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
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/
Dataset ID: Loxahatchee_NWR_data

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: 2.5
Distribution Format: Excel
Fees: None
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: (813) 975-8620 ext. 128
Fax: (813) 942-9521
Email: aetorres at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey
227 N. Bronough Street
City: Tallahassee
Province or State: FL
Postal Code: 32301
Country: USA
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Publications/References
McPherson, Benjamin F., Halley, Robert; 1996; The South Florida Environment: a region under stress; USGS Circular, 1134, U.S. Geological Survey Southern Florida NAWQA Program publication
http://sofia.usgs.gov/publications/circular/1134/
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2008-04-11
Last DIF Revision Date: 2008-11-25
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