FCE Site Role
South Florida Water Management District
WCA3 Decompartmentalization & Sheetflow Enhancement Physical Model (DPM) (technical lead of the DPM science team), ecosystem modeling, nutrient dynamics, paleoecology, global change ecology
FCE Working groups
Climate & Disturbance Legacies, Scenarios & Modeling
- Mailing address:
- Everglades Division
- South Florida Water Management District
- 3301 Gun Club Road
- West Palm Beach, FL 33416
- Email: CSaunder@sfwmd.gov
- FCE Publications (11)Journal Articles
Saunders, C.J., M. Gao, and R. Jaffe. 2015. Environmental assessment of vegetation and hydrological conditions in Everglades freshwater marshes using multiple geochemical proxies. Aquatic Sciences 77: 271-291.
Breithaupt, J.L., J.M. Smoak, T.J. Smith, and C.J. Saunders. 2014. Temporal variability of carbon and nutrient burial, sediment accretion, and mass accumulation over the past century in a carbonate platform mangrove forest of the Florida Everglades. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences 119: 2032-2048.
Moses, C., W.T. Anderson, C.J. Saunders, and F.H. Sklar. 2013. Regional climate gradients in precipitation and temperature in response to climate teleconnections in the Greater Everglades ecosystem of South Florida. Journal of Paleolimnology 49: 5-14.
Sanchez, C., E.E. Gaiser, C.J. Saunders, A. Wachnicka, and N. Oehm. 2013. Challenges in using siliceous subfossils as a tool for inferring past water level and hydroperiod in Everglades marshes. Journal of Paleolimnology 49: 45-66.
Waters, M.N., J.M. Smoak, and C.J. Saunders. 2013. Historic primary producer communities linked to water quality and hydrologic changes in the northern Everglades. Journal of Paleolimnology 49: 67-81.
Iwaniec, D., D.L. Childers, D. Rondeau, C.J. Madden, and C.J. Saunders. 2006. Effects of hydrologic and water quality drivers on periphyton dynamics in the southern Everglades. Hydrobiologia 569: 223-235.
Saunders, C.J., M. Gao, J. Lynch, R. Jaffe, and D.L. Childers. 2006. Using soil profiles of seeds and molecular markers as proxies for sawgrass and wet prairie slough vegetation in Shark Slough, Everglades National Park. Hydrobiologia 569: 475-492.
- Datasets (4)FCE Datasets
- Recent FCE Presentations
Harvey, J., C.J. Saunders, S. Newman, J. Choi, B. Rosen, J.C. Trexler, L. Larsen, D. Ho, C. Zweig, E. Tate-Boldt, C. Coronado-Molina, F. Santamaria, E. Cline, R. Jaffe, P. Regier and N. Schmadel. 2019. Forecasting the restoration of a free-flowing Everglades based on the DPM large-scale high-flow experiments. Greater Everglades Ecosystem Restoration Meeting, Coral Springs, Florida, April 25, 2019.
Rosen, B., S. Newman, C.J. Saunders, J.C. Trexler, J. Harvey and E. Tate-Boldt. 2019. Algal indicators of ecosystem response in the Decomp Physical Model high-flow experiment. Greater Everglades Ecosystem Restoration Meeting, Coral Springs, Florida, April 25, 2019.
Gatto, J., J.C. Trexler, S. Newman, C.J. Saunders and M.I. Cook. 2019. Evaluating otolith microchemistry for tracking phosphorus experienced by Everglades fish. Greater Everglades Ecosystem Restoration Meeting, Coral Springs, Florida, April 22, 2019 - April 25, 2019.