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51. 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 ...


52. Comprehensive Monitoring Plan for Snail Kites and Apple Snails in the Greater Everglades [USGS_SOFIA_SnailKites_AppleSnails]
The endangered snail kite (Rostrhamus sociabilis) is a wetland-dependent raptor feeding almost exclusively on a single species of aquatic snail, the Florida apple snail (Pomacea paludosa). The viability ...


53. 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 ...


54. Configuration of the Base of the Biscayne Aquifer in Dade County, USGS WRIR 90-4108, figure 16 [USGS_SOFIA_dade_config_base_biscayne_arc]
The map shows the altitude below sea level of the base of the Biscayne aquifer in Miami-Dade County. The contour interval is 10 feet. Southeastern Florida is underlain by geologic units ...


55. Configuration of the Base of the Gray Limestone Aquifer in Dade County, Fl, USGS WRIR 90-4108, figure 15 [USGS_SOFIA_dade_config_base_glime_arc]
Contours of the altitude below sea level of the base of the highly permeable gray limestone aquifer in the Tamiami Formation are shown in this map. The aquifer, as mapped, includes all intervals of ...


56. Configuration of the Base of the Surficial Aquifer System in Dade County, USGS WRIR 90-4108, figure 13 [USGS_SOFIA_dade_config_base_surficial_arc]
Contours of the base of the surficial aquifer system are shown on this map. The base of the aquifer system occurs at a relatively uniform elevation of 180 to 220 ft. below sea level over most of Dade ...


57. Configuration of the Top of the Gray Limestone Aquifer in Dade County, USGS WRIR 90-4108, figure 14 [USGS_SOFIA_dade_config_top_glime_arc]
Contours of the elevation of the top of the highly permeable gray limestone aquifer in the Tamiami Formation are shown in this map. The aquifer, as mapped, includes all intervals of the gray limestone ...


58. 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 ...


59. Cycling and Speciation of Mercury in the Food Chain of South Florida [USGS_SOFIA_nssmet]
Methylmercury, a neurotoxin, is found in the game fish of south Florida. Samples of periphyton, the assemblage of microalgae that live in shallow submerged substrates which is home to, and food for, ...


60. 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 ...


61. Determination of Nutrient Loads to East Coast Canals [USGS_SOFIA_metlietz]
The objectives of this project were threefold: 1) to determine if historical water-quality data collected as grab samples at 0.5 and c1.0 m below the surface near the centroid of flow adequately represent ...


62. 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 ...


63. 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 ...


64. 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) ...


65. Development of YY male technology to control non-native fishes in the Greater Everglades [USGS_SOFIA_YY_Males]
Dozens of non-native fish species have established throughout south Florida (including Everglades National Park, Big Cypress National Preserve, Biscayne National Park and various state and private ...


66. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge - Greater Everglades Baseline Information and Response to CERP [USGS_SOFIA_Ding_Darling_baseline]   CHILD METADATA
The greater Everglades Restoration program includes a management plan for the C-43 Canal, or Caloosahatchee River. This plan affects the quantity, quality, and timing of freshwater releases at control ...


67. Discharge Data (Tamiami Canal) [USGS_SOFIA_discharge_tamiami_canal]
The data are from the following four stations: Station 02288800 - Tamiami Canal Outlets, Monroe to Carnestown; Station 02288900 - Tamiami Canal Outlets, 40-Mile Bend to Monroe, near Miami, FL; Station ...


68. Dynamics of Land Margin Ecosystems: Historical Change, Hydrology, Vegetation, Sediment, and Climate [USGS_SOFIA_land_margin_ecosystems]
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, ...


69. EDEN Grid Shapefile [USGS_SOFIA_EDEN_grid_shapefile]
This shapefile serves as a net (fishnet or grid) to be placed over the South Florida study area to allow for sampling within the 400 meter cells (grid cells or polygons). The origin and extent of ...


70. 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 ...


71. 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 ...


72. 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 ...


73. 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 ...


74. 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 ...


75. 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 ...


76. Effect of Water Flow on Transport of Solutes, Suspended Particles, and Particle-Associated Nutrients in the Everglades Ridge and Slough Landscape [USGS_SOFIA_sus_parts]
The objectives of the study are: To quantify through detailed field experiments previously unstudied processes in the Everglades, such as rates of fine-particle movement and filtration by vegetation ...


77. 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, ...


78. Effects of Hydrology on Wading Bird Foraging Parameters [USGS_SOFIA_gawlik_wading_birds]
The conceptual model for this study is based on the idea that hydroperiod is a long-term process that primarily influences the abundance, body size, and species composition of the prey community whereas ...


79. 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, ...


80. Effects of water hardness on slough-wet prairie plant communities of the A. R. M. Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge [USGS_SOFIA_hardness_swp_lnwr]
Alterations to ground-water and surface-water hydrology and water chemistry in South Florida have contributed to increased flows of mineral-rich (hard water) canal water into historically rain-fall ...


81. 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 ...


82. 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 ...


83. Estero Bay Aquatic Preserve hydrological data [USGS_SOFIA_estero_bay_ap_data]
The data for each of the collection sites are available for fiscal years 2002-2005. The files are available in several formats. Salinity and temperature were collected for all stations. Stage, discharge, ...


84. Estimation of Critical Parameters in Conjunction with Monitoring the Florida Snail Kite Population [USGS_SOFIA_kitchens_snail_kite]
Life history traits and the population dynamics of the snail kite may vary considerably across space and over time. Understanding the influence of environmental (spatial and temporal) variation on ...


85. Evaluation of Methods to Determine Ground-water Seepage Below Levee 30, Miami-Dade County Florida [USGS_SOFIA_metroys]
Ground-water flow models were developed to calculate a water budget, including seepage losses, for a transect perpendicular to Levee 30. Data required for input to and calibration of the models were ...


86. Evaluation of Methods to Determine Ground-water Seepage Below Levee 31N, Dade County Florida [USGS_SOFIA_solomet]
The primary objective of this investigation is to quantify seepage below Levee L31N. The amount of water lost to the L-31N Canal versus the fraction that flows below the canal will be estimated. A ...


87. 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, ...


88. 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: ...


89. 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 ...


90. 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 ...


91. 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 ...


92. Everglades Hydrology and Water Quality Data [USGS_SOFIA_ever_hydro_wq_data]
At present there are few reliable estimates of hydrologic fluxes between groundwater and surface water in the Everglades. This gap in hydrological investigations not only leaves the water budget of ...


93. Everglades Isotope Data [USGS_SOFIA_ever_isotope_data]
Data are available for the following sites: Cell 4, ENR-OUT, L7, Cell 3, LOX, North Holeyland, E0, F1, U3/Glory Hole, L35B, 2BS, L67, 3A-15, 3A-TH, Lostmans Creek, North Prong Creek, TS-7, and TS-9 ...


94. Everglades Water Chemistry - Surface water DOC, pore water DOC and SUVA data [USGS_SOFIA_sw-pore_water_DOC_SUVA]
The data are for dissolved organic carbon (DOC) and specific ultraviolet absorbance (SUVA) for surface water and pore water in the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) water conservation ...


95. Everglades Water Quality - Site and Sample Information [USGS_SOFIA_gaqwssi]
This data set contains the following parameters: Lab ID, site ID, site name, latitude/longitude, sampling depth, sample type, subsample type, and method for 27 samples from 10 locations. ...


96. Everglades Water Quality -Field Parameters [USGS_SOFIA_gaqwfp]
This data set contains the following parameters: Lab ID, site ID, collection date and time, field pH, field specific conductivity, and water temperature at 10 locations. It is well recognized ...


97. Everglades Water chemistry - Cations and Anions [USGS_SOFIA_gachemca]
This data set contains the following parameters: Lab ID, site ID, lab pH, lab alkalinity, Cl, SO4, Ca, Mg, Na, K, and ion balance for 27 samples collected from 10 sites. It is well recognized ...


98. Everglades Water chemistry - DOC and other parameters [USGS_SOFIA_gachmdoc]
This data set contains the following parameters: Lab ID, site ID, DOC, specific UV, B, Ba, Fe, H4SiO4, Li, Mn, Sr, and Zn for 27 samples collected from 10 sites. It is well recognized ...


99. 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 ...


100. 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 ...


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