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51. Spatial and Age-Structured Population Model of the American Crocodile for Comparisons of CERP Restoration Alternatives [USGS_SOFIA_pop_model_am-croc]
To adequately understand crocodile populations and model population growth, existing data must be assembled and model parameters estimated. A simulation model can then be constructed and validated ...


52. Synthesis of South Florida Ecosystem History Research [USGS_SOFIA_synth_sfl_ecohist]
This project integrates results from ongoing and previous research on the history of the Greater Everglades ecosystem and response of various components to climatic and anthropogenically derived change. ...


53. TIME and SICS modeling of surface water and interactions with ground water [USGS_SOFIA_swain_gwsw_flow_trans_04]
This project focuses on the implementation, verification, and validation of a system of coupling numerical models to represent the interaction between the ground-water and surface-water systems in ...


54. TIME data sets [USGS_SOFIA_time_datasets]   CHILD METADATA
This is a historical archive of TIME data from the past several years. No new data is being added on a regular basis, though archived data will be available for the forseeable future. Data for NOAA ...


55. Test wells used in the study, Surface-Geophysical Characterization of Ground-Water Systems of the Caloosahatchee River Basin, Southern Florida, 2001, USGS WRIR 01-4084 table 1 [USGS_SOFIA_caloo2001well_point]
Seven test coreholes were drilled to calibrate lithostratigraphic units, their stratal geometries, and estimated hydraulic conductivities to surface-geophysical profiles. A continuous marine seismic-reflection ...


56. The Influence of Hydrology and Associated Habitat Structure on Spatial and Temporal Patterns of Apple Snail Abundance and Recruitment [USGS_SOFIA_darby_apple_snail]
As the exclusive food of the endangered snail kite and prey to a variety of other wetland fauna, apple snails are generally recognized as a critical resource warranting monitoring in the context of ...


57. Thickness of the Gray Limestone Aquifer, Southern Florida, USGS WRIR 99-4213 figure 16 [USGS_SOFIA_glime_thkness_arc]
The thickness of the gray limestone aquifer generally ranges from 30 to 100 ft. The map shows the thickness of the gray limestone aquifer in southern Florida. The contour interval is 50 feet. ...


58. Thickness of the upper confining unit of the gray limestone aquifer, southern Florida, USGS WRIR 99-4213 figure 22 [USGS_SOFIA_glime_thk_ucu_arc]
The upper confining unit of the gray limestone aquifer ranges from 20 to 60 ft in thickness in most of the study area, but is absent to the west and southwest in much of Collier County and most of ...


59. Tides and Inflows in the Mangrove Ecotone (TIME) Model Development [USGS_SOFIA_TIME_04]
The Tides and Inflows in the Mangrove Ecotone (TIME) project entails a study of the transition region using a coupled surface-water/groundwater model and the collection and analysis of data in support ...


60. Tides and Inflows in the Mangrove Ecotone (TIME) Model Development (Vegetative Resistance to Flow) [USGS_SOFIA_veg_resist_flow_mod]
Surface-water flow models are needed to evaluate restoration and management alternatives for the south Florida ecosystem. Model results are sensitive to expressions used to represent flow resistance ...


61. Traces of hydrogeologic sections A-A', A'-A", B-B', and C-C' in the study area, southern Florida, WRIR 99-4213 figure 9 [USGS_SOFIA_glimehydrogeo_arc]
Four hydrogeologic sections show lithostratigraphic units and structure in the study area. Hydrogeologic sections A-A' and A'-A" extend northwest to southeast from southern Hendry County to southern ...


62. Transient Electromagnetic Sounding Data [USGS_SOFIA_fitter]
This data set contains time-domain electromagnetic (TEM) soundings collected at 63 sites in and near Everglades National Park. The data set includes the sounding name, date measured, location information ...


63. Understanding and Predicting Global Climate Change Impacts on the Vegetation and Fauna of Mangrove Forested Wetlands in Florida [USGS_SOFIA_smith_gcc_mangrove]
An overall strategy of this project is to conduct integrated research at a number of different locations to address key questions related to global climate change impacts on the coastal mangrove forests ...


64. Use of Amphibian Communities as Indicators of Restoration Success [USGS_SOFIA_amphib_success_04]
We will use established sampling methodologies such as mark-recapture to investigate survival, movement, and density, develop new methods for sampling across hydroperiod gradients (drift fence arrays), ...


65. Vegetation Map of the SICS area [USGS_SOFIA_vegmap]
The map shows the 8-class vegetation cover developed from Landsat TM data used for the SICS area. This map was created specifically for surface-water flow velocity indexing within hydrodynamic models ...


66. Vegetative Resistance to Flow Data [USGS_SOFIA_veg_resist_flow_data]
Surface-water flow models are needed to evaluate restoration and management alternatives for the south Florida ecosystem. Model results are sensitive to expressions used to represent flow resistance ...


67. Velocity Data (Canal and Wetland) [USGS_SOFIA_vel_data_canal-wet]
Velocity data were collected on five dates (two in 1997 and three in 1999) at numerous locations along the C-111 Canal in the Everglades. A complex network of canals, levees, and control structures, ...


68. Wading Bird Colony Location, Size, Timing and Wood Stork and Roseate Spoonbill Nesting Success [USGS_SOFIA_wading_birds]
ABSTRACT: This is annual information about location, species composition, and size of breeding aggregations of long legged wading birds (ibises, storks, herons, egrets, spoonbills) in the Florida ...


69. Water Budget data [USGS_SOFIA_germanwb_data]
The data set contains data for vapor pressure gradient, air temperature gradient, soil heat flux, water temperature top and bottom, net solar radiation, water level, air temperature, wind direction ...


70. Water Flows and Nutrient Loads to the Southwest Coast of Everglades National Park, Florida [USGS_SOFIA_metval]
n 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 ...


71. Water Quality Data (Canal and Wetland) [USGS_SOFIA_wq_data_canal-wet]
Five basic water-quality parameters (temperature, pH, specific conductance, dissolved oxygen, and salinity) were collected at each site having sufficient depth


72. Water Quality Data (Zucker) [USGS_SOFIA_wq_data_zucker]
The data are available for 14 sites in multiple formats from the National Water Information Systems (NWIS) website . In 1995 the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) began a series of studies to monitor ...


73. Water Quality Physical Parameters Data (Lietz) [USGS_SOFIA_waterqual_lietz]
The data set contains values for water temperature, pH, specific conductance, dissolved oxygen, sample location cross section, and sampling depth at 5 sites. The sites are: Biscayne Canal at S-28 ...


74. Western Tamiami Trail flows - baseline information and response to CERP [USGS_SOFIA_westTT_flows]
The objectives of this study are: 1. To develop flow calculation techniques for bridges and culverts under US-41, between Carnestown and County Road 92. First year focusing on the section between ...


75. Wildlife indicators of Greater Everglades restoration progress, climate change, and shifts in ecosystem services [USGS_SOFIA_WildlifeIndicators]
Greater Everglades restoration partners will want to learn from restoration of Picayune Strand as the first of its kind. One of the major benefits of Picayune Strand restoration will be to provide ...


76. Wind data [USGS_SOFIA_wind_data_jenter]
The dataset contains date and time collected and wind speed and direction for sites at Old Ingraham Highway near Flamingo, FL and C-111. With insight into the functional relationships and into the ...


77. X-Radiographs Data [USGS_SOFIA_x-radio_data]
The x-radiographs of Florida Bay cores were used to examine the internal sediment structure of sediment contained in a core and assess whether the sediment was mixed. In order to manage an ecosystem, ...


78. 1995 - 2007 Ecosystem History of South Florida's Estuaries Database version 7 [USGS_SOFIA_eco_hist_db1995-2007]
The 1995 - 2007 Ecosystem History of South Florida's Estuaries Database contains listings of all sites (modern and core), modern monitoring site survey information (water chemistry, floral and faunal ...


79. 2008 - Present Ecosystem History of South Florida's Estuaries Database version 2 [USGS_SOFIA_Eco_hist_db_2008_present]
The 2008 - Present Ecosystem History of South Florida's Estuaries Database contains listings of all sites (modern and core), and modern monitoring site survey information (water chemistry, floral ...


80. A Coupled Surface Water and Ground-Water Model to Simulate Past, Present, and Future Hydrologic Conditions in DOI Managed Lands [USGS_SOFIA_coupled_sw-gw_model]
This project has two objectives: 1) update and reconfigure the Flow and Transport in a Linked Overland/Aquifer Density-Dependent System (FTLOADDS) modeling code to include all version modifications ...


81. A GIS-based decision-support tool to evaluate land management policies in south Florida [USGS_SOFIA_gis_tool]
The primary objective of the project is to develop an integrated ecological and socioeconomic land use evaluation model (the Ecosystem Portfolio Model, EPM) for Department of the Interior (DOI) resource ...


82. A Land of Flowers on a Latitude of Deserts: Aiding Conservation and Management of Florida's Biodiversity by Using Predictions from "Down-Scaled" AOGCM Climate Scenarios in Combination with Ecological Modeling [USGS_SOFIA_la_florida]
The objectives of this project are to develop the knowledge necessary to make accurate predictions of the response of species and their ecosystems to climate change. We propose to down-scale predictions ...


83. A retrospective and critical review of aquifer and storage (ASR) sites and conceptual framework of the Upper Floridian aquifer in south Florida [USGS_SOFIA_ASR_04]
The objectives of this study are to: (1) inventory and assess the strengths and weaknesses of available hydrogeologic, hydraulic, hydrochemical, well construction, and cycle test information at existing ...


84. Across Trophic Level System Simulation (ATLSS) Program [USGS_SOFIA_atlss_prog]
The ATLSS (Across Trophic Level System Simulation) program addresses CERP’s (Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan) need for quantitative projections of effects of scenarios on biota of the Greater ...


85. Aerial Photos of the 1940s [USGS_SOFIA_aerial-photos]
The images are available as .jpeg and as georeferenced .tiff files. With the exception of three images, all images are subset to 7500 pixels square. Individual photos can be selected from the 1940 ...


86. Altitude of the base of the gray limestone aquifer, southern Florida, USGS WRIR 99-4213 figure 15 [USGS_SOFIA_glime_altbase_arc]
The base of the gray limestone aquifer is shallowest in Collier and Hendry Counties and slopes to the southeast and east. The altitude of the base of the aquifer generally ranges from 50 to 160 ft ...


87. Altitude of the base of the surficial aquifer system in eastern Palm Beach, Martin, and St. Lucie counties, Florida, USGS WRIR 99-4214, fig. 1 [USGS_SOFIA_ch1999cont_arc]
The surficial aquifer system underlies Palm Beach, Martin, and St. Lucie Counties and primarily consists of sand, clay, silt, shell, and limestone of Holocene, Pleistocene, and Pliocene age. Its thickness ...


88. Altitude of the top of the gray limestone aquifer, southern Florida, USGS WRIR 99-4213 figure 14 [USGS_SOFIA_glime_alttop_arc]
The top of the gray limestone aquifer is shallowest in Collier and Hendry Counties and slopes to the southeast and east. The altitude of the top of the gray limestone aquifer generally ranges between ...


89. Altitude of the top of the upper confining unit of the gray limestone aquifer, southern Florida, USGS WRIR 99-4213 figure 21 [USGS_SOFIA_glime_alt_ucu_arc]
The map shows the altitude of the top of the confining unit which ranges from 10 ft above sea level to 50 ft below sea level in much of the study area, and slopes downward to the east and southeast. ...


90. American Alligator Ecology and Monitoring for CERP [USGS_SOFIA_rice_alligators_04]
This project will accomplish several tasks with a combination of field data collection, GIS mapping, and computer simulation. Our main objectives are designed to answer questions critical to restoration ...


91. Analysis of Existing Core in the Floridan Aquifer [USGS_SOFIA_exist_core]
ABSTRACT: The proposed work was divided into several phases: (1) collection of existing core samples and slab preparation of core samples, (2) lithologic examination, and (3) report preparation


92. Analysis of Historic Water Quality Data [USGS_SOFIA_analysis_hist_wq]
The Big Cypress National Preserve (BICY), the Everglades National Park (EVER), and Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge (LOX) are water-dominated ecosystems that are susceptible to water-quality impacts. ...


93. CERP/RECOVER restoration technology transfer, USGS-CERP liaison with USACE [USGS_SOFIA_rtt_usace]
The objectives of this project are: 1. support of Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan/REstoration COordination and VERification (CERP/RECOVER) by USGS participation in CERP PDT and RECOVER meetings ...


94. CERP/RECOVER restoration technology transfer: USGS-CERP liaison with SFWMD [USGS_SOFIA_rtt_sfwmd]
This management and coordination effort supports several of the initiatives listed in the DOI science plan. The USGS representative will participate in CERP and RECOVER meetings and share information ...


95. Canal and Wetland Flow/Transport Interaction [USGS_SOFIA_metschaf]
Significant canal and wetland flow exchanges can potentially occur along the southwest overbank area of canal C-111 between hydraulic control structures S-18C and S-197. This coupled flow system is ...


96. Cape Sable Water Quality and Suspended Sediment Data [SOFIA_Cape_Sable]
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 ...


97. Carbon Flux and Greenhouse Gasses of Restored and Degraded Greater Everglades Wetlands: Flux Tower Measurements of Water, Energy and Carbon Cycling in the Big Cypress National Preserve [SOFIA_CarbonFlux]
Greenhouse gas emissions, specifically carbon dioxide (CO2), are commonly linked with increasing global temperatures and rising sea-level. Of particular concern are rates of sea-level rise and carbon ...


98. Carbon Flux and Greenhouse Gasses of Restored and Degraded Greater Everglades Wetlands: Flux Tower Measurements of Water, Energy and Carbon Cycling in the Big Cypress National Preserve - USGS_SOFIA_CarbonFlux [USGS_SOFIA_CarbonFlux]
Greenhouse gas emissions, specifically carbon dioxide (CO2), are commonly linked with increasing global temperatures and rising sea-level. Of particular concern are rates of sea-level rise and carbon ...


99. Characterizing Past and Present Mangrove Shorelines to Aid Conservation of the Smalltooth Sawfish, Pristis pectinata, Along the Southwest Coast of Florida [USGS_SOFIA_Mangrove_Sawfish]
This pilot project has several related goals concerning a specific type of habitat thought to be important for juvenile sawfish habitat: mangrove shorelines. First, we will delineate and classify ...


100. Chronology and Isotope Geochemistry of Ground Waters in the Florida Keys and Offshore Areas [USGS_SOFIA_chron_isotope_geochem_FL_Keys]
This project involves sampling surface waters and ground waters from Florida Bay, the Keys, and offshore to the barrier reef. Analyses will be done on a variety of isotopic and chemical species that ...


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