Cape Sable Water Quality and Suspended Sediment Data
Entry ID: SOFIA_Cape_Sable

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Summary
Abstract: 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 Gulf of Mexico and western Florida Bay by canals built in the early 1920’s. Some of these canals breached a natural marl ridge located to the north of Lake Ingraham. These connections altered the ... View entire text

Purpose: In order to gather baseline data prior to restoration of the dams on East Cape Canal Extension and the Homestead Canal, a study entitled “The Sediment Transport and Saline Intrusion on Cape Sable Project” was initiated by the U.S Geological Survey (USGS)-National Park Service Water Quality Partnership Program. The objectives of the study are to measure continuous surface water flows and estimate ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 25.16   S: 25.14   E: -81.06   W: -81.1

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Mark Zucker; Jeff Woods
Dataset Title: Cape Sable Water Quality and Suspended Sediment Data
Dataset Release Date: 2011
Data Presentation Form: Maps and Data
Online Resource: http://sofia.usgs.gov/exchange/lakeing/
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2009-04-27
Stop Date: 2011-05-12
Quality ATTRIBUTE ACCURACY REPORT:
Surface Water Information and Data Disclaimer

Realtime streamflow data available on the District Home Pages are
PROVISIONAL data that have not been reviewed or edited. These data
may be subject to significant change and are not citeable until reviewed
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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
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: (954) 377-5952
Fax: (954) 377-5901
Email: mzucker at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey
7500 SW 36 St
City: Davie
Province or State: FL
Postal Code: 33314
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2011-10-26
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-07-25
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