Florida Coastal Everglades

Location

25° 28' 5.5416" N, 80° 51' 11.7936" W
Brief Site Description: 
Florida Coastal Everglades LTER, Florida
Detailed Site Description: 

Habitat - Freshwater marsh, estuarine mangrove, seagrass, estuary.

Research - How regional controls (climate change, changing freshwater inflow)  control population and ecosystem level dynamics in wetland- dominated coastal landscapes, with an emphasis on the oligohaline  zone and taking advantage of the oligotrophic status of the entire  coastal Everglades system.

Field Site Type: 
US affiliate
Registration: 
Unregistered
Network(s): 
LTER
Geology: 
shale
carbonate
Soil Order: 
Histosol
Inceptisol
Study Start Date: 
Saturday, January 1, 2000 - 00:00
Mean Annual Precipitation: 
940millimeters / year
Average Annual Temperature: 
24°C
Hydrology: Name: 
Shark river
Hydrology: Surface water stream order: 
Unknown
Hydrology: Surface water - Stream Flow Performance: 
Perennial
Hydrology: Groundwater: 
Arrangment of Aquifer Components - Two interconnected aquifers
Land Cover: 
Woody Wetlands
Open Water
Climate: 
Tropical
Sub-Climate: 
Subhumid