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
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.