FCE Site Role
National Park Service - South Florida/Caribbean Network Inventory and Monitoring Program
Lightning gap dynamics in Everglades Mangrove Ecosystem, Water quality and sediment dynamics, Sediment Elevation Table.
- Mailing address:
- South Florida / Caribbean Network, Inventory and Monitoring Program
- National Park Service
- 18001 Old Cutler Rd. Suite 419
- Miami, FL 33157
- Email: Kevin_R_Whelan@nps.gov
- FCE Publications (8)Book Chapters
Troxler, T., G. Starr, J.N. Boyer, J.D. Fuentes, R. Jaffe, S.L. Malone, J.G. Barr, S.E. Davis, L. Collado-Vides, J.L. Breithaupt, A.K. Saha, R.M. Chambers, C.J. Madden, J.M. Smoak, J.W. Fourqurean, G. Koch, J. Kominoski, L.J. Scinto, S. Oberbauer, V.H. Rivera-Monroy, E. Castañeda-Moya, N.O. Schulte, S.P. Charles, J.H. Richards, D.T. Rudnick, and K.R.T. Whelan. 2019. Chapter 6: Carbon Cycles in the Florida Coastal Everglades Social-Ecological System across Scales, in Childers, D.L., E.E. Gaiser and L.A. Ogden (eds.) The Coastal Everglades: The Dynamics of Social-Ecological Transformation in the South Florida Landscape. Oxford University Press : New York, New York.Journal Articles
Breithaupt, J.L., J.M. Smoak, T.S. Bianchi, D. Vaughn, C.J. Sanders, K. Radabaugh, M.J. Osland, L.C. Feher, J. Lynch, D.R. Cahoon, G. Anderson, K.R.T. Whelan, B.E. Rosenheim, R.P. Moyer, and L.G. Chambers. 2020. Increasing rates of carbon burial in southwest Florida coastal wetlands. JGR Biogeosciences DOI: 10.1029/2019JG005349.
Troxler, T. et al. 2013. Integrated carbon budget models for the Everglades terrestrial-coastal-oceanic gradient: current status and needs for inter-site comparisons. Oceanography 26: 98-107.
Smith, T.J., G. Anderson, K. Balentine, G. Tiling, G.A. Ward, and K. Whelan. 2009. Cumulative impacts of hurricanes on Florida mangrove ecosystems: sediment deposition, storm surges and vegetation. Wetlands 29: 24-34.
Zhang, K., M. Simard, M.S. Ross, V.H. Rivera-Monroy, P. Houle, P.L. Ruiz, R.R. Twilley, and K. Whelan. 2008. Airborne laser scanning quantification of disturbances from hurricanes and lightning strikes to mangrove forests in Everglades National Park, USA. Sensors 8: 2262-2292.
Ward, G.A., T.J. Smith, K.R.T. Whelan, and T.W. Doyle. 2006. Regional processes in mangrove ecosystems: spatial scaling relationships, biomass, and turnover rates following catastrophic disturbance. Hydrobiologia 569: 517-527.
Krauss, K.W., T.W. Doyle, R.R. Twilley, T.J. Smith, K.R.T. Whelan, and J.K. Sullivan. 2005. Woody debris in the mangrove forests of South Florida. Biotropica 37: 9-15.Ph.D. Dissertations
Whelan, Kevin . 2005. The successional dynamics of lightning-initiated canopy gaps in the mangrove forests of Shark River, Everglades National Park, USA. Ph.D. dissertation, Florida International University.
- Recent FCE Presentations
Montenegro, K., J. Kominoski, K.R.T. Whelan, and M.C. Prats. 2023. Increasing marine hydrologic connectivity influences physical and biogeochemical processes in coastal mangrove soils. 2023 FCE LTER All Scientists Meeting, Fairchild Tropical Garden, Coral Gables, Florida, February 27, 2023.
Montenegro, K., J. Kominoski, K. Whelan, and M.C. Prats. 2022. Quantifying how increased marine hydrologic inputs affect coastal mangrove soil accretion and elevation. Joint Aquatic Sciences Meeting (JASM), Grand Rapids, Michigan, May 20, 2022.
Montenegro, K., J. Kominoski, K. Whelan, and M.C. Prats. 2022. Quantifying how increased marine hydrologic inputs affect coastal mangrove soil accretion and elevation. 2022 FCE LTER All Scientists Meeting, Fairchild Tropical Garden, Coral Gables, Florida, March 2, 2022.