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Water Levels from the Taylor Slough, Everglades National Park (FCE), South Florida from April 1996 to Present


At a Glance


Authors: Tiffany Troxler, Daniel Childers
Time period: 1996-04-07 to 2012-09-30
Package id: knb-lter-fce.1093.6
Dataset id: PHY_Losada_001

How to cite:
Troxler, T., D. Childers. 2013. Water Levels from the Taylor Slough, Everglades National Park (FCE), South Florida from April 1996 to Present. Environmental Data Initiative. https://doi.org/10.6073/pasta/c6f897f83cf418015657eab9bcc4a6b4. Dataset accessed 2020-02-28.

Geographic Coverage


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Detailed Metadata


  • Dataset Creator(s)
    • Name: Dr. Tiffany Troxler 
    • Position: Project Collaborator
    • Organization: Southeast Environmental Research Center
    • Address: Florida International University
      University Park
      OE 148
      Miami, FL 33199 USA
    • Phone: 305-348-1453
    • Fax: 305-348-4096
    • Email: troxlert@fiu.edu
    • URL: http://wetland.fiu.edu/

    • Name: Dr. Daniel Childers 
    • Position: Associate Director for Research| Professor
    • Organization: Global Institute of Sustainability| School of Sustainability
    • Address: Arizona State University
      PO Box 875402
      Tempe, AZ 85287 USA
    • Phone: 480-965-2320
    • Fax: 480-965-8087
    • Email: dan.childers@asu.edu

  • Dataset Abstract
    Data is a compilation of 15 minute data into daily averages for use with other FCE-LTER datasets. For original dataset Meta-data and other information please visit: http://sofia.usgs.gov/metadata/sflwww/hydrology_data_zwp.html which is the current URL as of March 2008.
  • Geographic Coverage
    Study Extent Description
    The Study Extent of this dataset includes two of the FCE Taylor Slough research sites within Everglades National Park, South Florida

    Bounding Coordinates
    Data were collected in the Taylor Slough, within Everglades National Park, South Florida
    N: 25.214, S: 25.191, E: -80.639, W: -80.649

    Florida Coastal Everglades LTER Study Area: South Florida, Everglades National Park, and Florida Bay
    N: 25.761, S: 24.913, E: -80.490, W: -81.078

    FCE LTER Sites
    TS/Ph6a, TS/Ph7a

    All Sites
    Geographic Description
    Bounding Coordinates
    FCE LTER Site TS/Ph6a
    N: 25.214, S: 25.214, E: -80.649, W: -80.649
    FCE LTER Site TS/Ph7a
    N: 25.191, S: 25.191, E: -80.639, W: -80.639
  • Attributes
    • Data Table:   Water Levels from the Taylor Slough, Everglades National Park, South Florida
      Attribute Name:
      SITENAME
      Attribute Label:
      sitename
      Attribute Definition:
      Name of LTER site
      Storage Type:
      text
      Measurement Scale:
      Name of LTER site
      Missing Value Code:
       

      Attribute Name:
      Date
      Attribute Label:
      date
      Attribute Definition:
      Collection date
      Storage Type:
      datetime
      Measurement Scale:
      Missing Value Code:
       

      Attribute Name:
      WaterLevel
      Attribute Label:
      water level
      Attribute Definition:
      water level
      Storage Type:
      data
      Measurement Scale:
      Units: centimetersPerDay
      Precision: 0.01
      Number Type: real
      Missing Value Code:
      -9999.00 (Value will never be recorded )


  • Methods
    Sampling Description
    Compiled data from USGS stage data at "Upstream Taylor River" and "Taylor River at Mouth".

    Method Step

    Description
    Compiled data from USGS stage data at "Upstream Taylor River" and "Taylor River at Mouth".

    Instrumentation
    Visit orginial dataset Meta-data site, currently at (Mar. '08)http://sofia.usgs.gov/exchange/zucker_woods_patino/metadata.html

    Quality Control
    During compilation of 15 minute data - any daily average that did not have greater than 86 measurements was flagged in the Dataset Anomolies section.
  • Distribution and Intellectual Rights
    Online distribution
    http://fcelter.fiu.edu/perl/public_data_download.pl?datasetid=PHY_Losada_001.txt
    Data Submission Date:  2013-08-04

    Intellectual Rights
    These data are classified as 'Type I' whereby original FCE LTER experimental data collected by individual FCE researchers are available for scientific purposes 2 years after collection. Maximum lock period = 2 years. All publications based on this dataset must cite the data Contributor, the Florida Coastal Everglades Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) Program and that this material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation through the Florida Coastal Everglades Long-Term Ecological Research program under Cooperative Agreements #DBI-0620409, and #DEB-9910514. Additionally, two copies of the manuscript must be submitted to the Florida Coastal Everglades LTER Program Office, LTER Program Manager, Florida International University, Southeast Environmental Research Center, OE 148, University Park, Miami, Florida 33199. For a complete description of the FCE LTER Data Distribution and Data User Agreement, please go to FCE Data Management Policy at http://fcelter.fiu.edu/data/DataMgmt.pdf and LTER Network Data Access Policy at http://fcelter.fiu.edu/data/core/data_user_agreement/distribution_policy.html.

  • Keywords
    FCE, Florida Coastal Everglades LTER, ecological research, long-term monitoring, Taylor Slough, Everglades National Park, hydrology, wetland inundation regimes, landscape, estuarine, freshwater, ecosystems, water level, water
  • Dataset Contact
    • Position: Information Manager
    • Organization: LTER Network Office
    • Address: UNM Biology Department, MSC03-2020
      1 University of New Mexico
      Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001 USA
    • Phone: 505 277-2535
    • Fax: 505 277-2541
    • Email: tech-support@lternet.edu
    • URL: http://www.lternet.edu

    • Name: Olga Sanchez 
    • Position: Technical Staff
    • Organization: Southeast Environmental Research Center
    • Address: Florida International University
      University Park
      OE 148
      Miami, FL 33199 USA
    • Phone: 305-348-1576
    • Fax: 305-348-4096
    • Email: sanchezo@fiu.edu
    • URL: http://www.fiu.edu/~ecosyst/

    • Position: Information Manager
    • Organization: Florida Coastal Everglades LTER Program
    • Address: Florida International University
      University Park
      OE 148
      Miami, FL 33199 USA
    • Phone: 305-348-6054
    • Fax: 305-348-4096
    • Email: fcelter@fiu.edu
    • URL: http://fcelter.fiu.edu

  • Data Table and Format
    Data Table:  Water Levels from the Taylor Slough, Everglades National Park, South Florida

    Entity Name:
    PHY_Losada_001
    Entity Description:
    Water Levels from the Taylor Slough, Everglades National Park, South Florida
    Object Name:
    PHY_Losada_001
    Number of Header Lines:
    1
    Attribute Orientation:
    column
    Field Delimiter:
    ,
    Number of Records:
    10833