Real-Time Ground Water DataEntry ID: USGS_SOFIA_real_time_gw_data
Abstract: Data include continuous 15-minute interval measurements of temperature, salinity, water level (NAVD 88), and specific conductance for 7 sites.
The U. S. Geological Survey (USGS), in collaboration with Everglades National Park (ENP), the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), and the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) is conducting a study to measure flows into Northeastern Florida ... Bay. Information from the study will be used in conjunction with data form other studies to help determine the effects of changes in water deliveries to Everglades National Park on the Florida Bay ecosystem. Flow into Florida Bay is closely related to sediment transport, salinity, and chemical characteristics of the bay, which in turn, determine and interact with the biological characteristics, Additionally freshwater-inflow will be used as input to hydrodynamic models of Florida Bay, for calibration of hydrologic models of the mainland, and for water-budget determinations for south Florida - all of which are essential elements for resource management and the ecosystem restoration.
Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Mark Zucker Jeff Woods; Eduardo Patino
Dataset Title: Real-Time Ground Water Data
Dataset Release Date: 2008
Data Presentation Form: websiteOnline Resource: http://sofia.usgs.gov/exchange/realtime_gw/index.html
Start Date: 2002-03-16
BIOSPHERE > TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS > WETLANDS
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE > GROUND WATER > SALTWATER INTRUSION
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE > WATER QUALITY/WATER CHEMISTRY > CONDUCTIVITY
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE > WATER QUALITY/WATER CHEMISTRY > WATER TEMPERATURE
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE > WATER QUALITY/WATER CHEMISTRY
OCEANS > COASTAL PROCESSES > SALTWATER INTRUSION
OCEANS > COASTAL PROCESSES
OCEANS > SALINITY/DENSITY > SALINITY
BIOSPHERE > AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS > COASTAL HABITAT
BIOSPHERE > AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS > WETLANDS
Quality Temperature (Deg C), specific conductance (microsiemens/cm), salinity (ppt), and water level (NAVD 88) data were collected at all sites. Data collection did not start at all sites at the same date.
Sites MO-198, MO-199, G-3763, G-3764, G-3776, and G-3777 have data for gage height, temperature, specific conductance, and salinity.
Data collection includes continuous 15-minute reading for temperature, specific conductance, salinity and gage height. Data are telemetered to the USGS in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints Data is provisional and subject to revision.
Data Set Progress
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: (954) 377-5952
Fax: (954) 377-5901
Email: mzucker at usgs.gov
U.S. Geological Survey 7500 SW 36 St
Province or State: FL
Postal Code: 33314
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Email: alicia.m.aleman at nasa.gov
Goddard Space Flight Center Code 610.2
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Hittle, Clinton, Patino, Eduardo; Zucker, Mark, 2001, Freshwater flow from estuarine creeks into northeastern Florida Bay, USGS Water-Resources Investigations Report, 01-4164, Reston, VA, U.S. Geological Survey.
Hittle, Clinton D., Zucker, Mark A., 2004, Northeastern Florida Bay estuarine creek data, Water Years 1996-2000, USGS Digital Data Series, DS 105, Tallahassee, FL, U.S. Geological Survey.
Woods, Jeff, Zucker, Mark, 2007, Estuarine Response in Northeastern Florida Bay to Major Hurricanes in 2005, USGS Circular, 1306, chapter 6, Reston, VA, U.S. Geological Survey.
Farris, G. S.; Smith, G. J.; Crane, M. P.; Demas, C. R.; Robbins, L. L.; Lavoie, D. L., editors, 2007, Science and the Storms: The USGS Response to the Hurricanes of 2005, USGS Circular, 1306, Reston, VA, U.S. Geological Survey.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2008-04-02
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-02-18