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Sediment Transport and Saline Intrusion on Cape Sable, Everglades National Park, Florida
The Cape Sable area has experienced changes due to anthropomorphic effects since the early 1900's. Manmade canals combined with sea level rise, tropical storms, and hurricanes has led to the collapse of the formerly freshwater marsh and negative impacts on native fauna. This project will further document and expand upon the exchange of flow, salinity, and sediment by collecting continuous hydrologic and water quality data along the East Cape Extension Canal, Homestead Canal, and East Side Creek. Objectives of the project are to:
Objectives of the project are to:
U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey
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