Salinity Maps for Florida Bay
Entry ID: USGS_SOFIA_halleysalt06

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Summary
Abstract: The maps show the surface salinity for Florida Bay at 5ppt salinity intervals approximately every other month beginning in November 1994 through December 2001 and the bottom salinity for 1994-1996.


Recent algal blooms and seagrass mortality have raised concerns about the water quality of Florida Bay, particularly its nutrient content (nitrogen and phosphorous), hypersalinity, and ... View entire text
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Description:  Florida Bay Salinity Data Location Map

 
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 25.33   S: 24.83   E: -80.33   W: -81.17

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Robert Halley (1994-2001) Dewitt Smith (1994-1999), Mark Hansen (1994-1999), Kim Yates (2000-2001)
Dataset Title: Salinity Maps for Florida Bay
Dataset Series Name: USGS Open-File Reports
Dataset Release Date: 2001
Dataset Release Place: Reston VA
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
Issue Identification: OFR 95-634, OFR 98-142
Data Presentation Form: map
Online Resource: http://sofia.usgs.gov/exchange/halley/halleysalt.html
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1994-11-01
Stop Date: 2001-12-31
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
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/

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 Format: ASCII
Fees: None
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 727-803-8747 ext. 3020
Fax: 727-803-2032
Email: rhalley at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey
600 Fourth Street South
City: St. Petersburg
Province or State: FL
Postal Code: 33701
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Boscence, D., 1989, Biogenic carbonate production in Florida Bay, Bulletin of Marine Science, 44(1): 419-433, Coral Gables, FL, University of Florida Press.

Frankignoulle, M., 1988, Field Measurements of air-sea CO2 exchange, Limnology and Oceanography,
33(3):313-322, Washington, D.C., American Society of Limnology and Oceanography.

Millero, F. J., 1979, The ... View entire text
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-02-10
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-04-10
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