Last updated: December 04, 2013
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This map, newly-released on the SOFIA website, is the third addition to the "South Florida Satellite Image Maps" web page. Other maps include maps for Northern and Southern Everglades.
This release includes maps and data of temperature, salinity, turbidity, dissolved oxygen, and pH in the Caloosahatchee River and its downstream estuaries. Products in this data release are from September 30, 2011 to August 1, 2013. Download maps and data from the project's SOFIA Data Exchange page.
This year's conference theme is Everglades Restoration and Protecting Coastal Communities. The conference is attended by decision-makers from federal, state, local, and tribal governments, agency representatives, stakeholders and a vast array of public and private interests including scientists, educators, contractors, conservationists, the media, students, and the general public. The conference is the largest annual forum for debate of Everglades conservation and restoration.
CEER is a collaborative effort of the leaders of the National Conference on Ecosystem Restoration (NCER) and the Society for Ecological Restoration (SER).
CEER will bring together ecological and ecosystem restoration scientists and practitioners to address challenges and share information about restoration projects, programs, and research from across North America.
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Carbonate Aquifer Characterization Laboratory
- promoting collaborative research on carbonate aquifer characterization between the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)
Florida Water Science Center (Davie office) and other governmental scientific agencies and academia.
Aquatic Cycling of Mercury in the Everglades (ACME)
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) are pleased to announce the completion and posting of the Aquatic Cycling of Mercury in the Everglades (ACME) database.
This database comprises data from all ACME researchers, now sited in one central data set (presently, 61 parameters and 281 sites) to promote its use by interested stakeholders.
Welcome to the South Florida Information Access (SOFIA) Website. South Florida is one of several study areas within USGS Priority Ecosystems Science (PES; formerly "Place-Based Studies"). PES was established to enable the USGS to enhance its scientific assistance to resource managers who require an improved scientific information base to resolve or prevent complex resource conflicts or environmental problems in specific ecosystem sites.
For an overview of the website, either search the site for specific words or topics, or visit the "About SOFIA" page. Access information on projects by title, investigator, or by region. The data exchange site contains data related to all of the projects. The publications database that contains Open File Reports, Fact Sheets, and other publications for our projects.
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