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Water Levels from the Taylor Slough, Everglades National Park (FCE LTER), South Florida from April 1996 to 2012


At a Glance


Authors: Tiffany Troxler, Daniel Childers
Time period: 1996-04-07 to 2012-09-30
Package id: knb-lter-fce.1093.8
Dataset id: PHY_Losada_001

How to cite:
Troxler, T., D. Childers. 2013. Water Levels from the Taylor Slough, Everglades National Park (FCE LTER), South Florida from April 1996 to 2012. Environmental Data Initiative. https://doi.org/10.6073/pasta/3193b02e99a16f874ef3e1b63ca295e2. Dataset accessed 2020-08-08.

Geographic Coverage


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Detailed Metadata


  • Dataset Creator(s)
    • Name: Dr. Tiffany Troxler 
    • 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 
    • 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 the South Florida Information Access (SOFIA) website at https://archive.usgs.gov/archive/sites/sofia.usgs.gov/index.html (the current URL as of March 2020)
  • 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
    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

    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
    https://fce-lter.fiu.edu/perl/public_data_download.pl?datasetid=PHY_Losada_001.txt
    Data Submission Date:  2013-08-04

    Intellectual Rights
    These data were provided openly and free of charge from the USGS SOFIA website. They are released here with the CC0 waiver– No Rights Reserved. CC0 states that data are placed in the public domain, so that others may freely build upon, enhance and reuse the works for any purposes without restriction under copyright or database law. The consumer of these data (“Data User” herein) has an ethical obligation to cite it appropriately in any publication that results from its use. The Data User should realize that these data may be actively used by others for ongoing research and that coordination may be necessary to prevent duplicate publication. The Data User is urged to contact the authors of these data if any questions about methodology or results occur. Where appropriate, the Data User is encouraged to consider collaboration or coauthorship with the authors. The Data User should realize that misinterpretation of data may occur if used out of context of the original study. While substantial efforts are made to ensure the accuracy of data and associated documentation, complete accuracy of data sets cannot be guaranteed. All data are made available “as is.” The Data User should be aware, however, that data are updated periodically and it is the responsibility of the Data User to check for new versions of the data. The data authors and the repository where these data were obtained shall not be liable for damages resulting from any use or misinterpretation of the data. Thank you.

  • Keywords
    water level, FCE, FCE LTER, Florida Coastal Everglades LTER, ecological research, long-term monitoring, Taylor Slough, Everglades National Park, hydrology, wetland inundation regimes, landscape, estuarine, freshwater, water level
  • Dataset Contact
    • 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.txt
    Entity Description:
    Water Levels from the Taylor Slough, Everglades National Park, South Florida
    Object Name:
    PHY_Losada_001.txt
    Number of Header Lines:
    1
    Attribute Orientation:
    column
    Field Delimiter:
    ,
    Number of Records:
    10833