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Identification_Information:
Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator:
William Orem

Dave Krabbenhoft; George Aiken

Publication_Date: 2001
Title:
Linking Land, Air, and Water Management in the Southern Everglades and Coastal Zone to Water Quality and Ecosystem Restoration
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: project
Online_Linkage:
<https://sofia.usgs.gov/projects/index.php?project_url=linkinglawmgmt>
Description:
Abstract:
The approaches used will be extensions of previous efforts by the lead investigators, whereby we will enhance our abilities to address land management and ecosystem restoration questions. Major changes implemented in this project will include the use of environmental chambers (controlled enclosures or mesocosums) and isotopic tracers to provide a more definitive means addressing specific management questions, such as "What reductions in toxicity (methylation and bioaccumulation) would be realized if atmospheric mercury emissions were reduced by 75%?" or, "Over what time scales could we expect to see improvements to the ecosystem if nutrient and sulfur loading were reduced by implementation of agricultural best management practices and the storm water treatment areas (STA)?" Results of these geochemical investigations will provide critical elements for building ecosystem models and screening-level risk assessment for contaminants in the ecosystem,
Purpose:
This project is an integration of a number of individual but interrelated tasks that address environmental impacts in the south Florida ecosystem using geochemical approaches. Externally derived nutrients, mercury and sulfur are three of the most important contaminants currently affecting this ecosystem. Other contaminants of concern include anthropogenically produced organic substances (pesticides, herbicides, polycyclic aromatic and aliphatic hydrocarbons) and other metals. The scientific focus of this project is to examine the complex interactions of these contaminants (synergistic and antagonistic), ecosystem responses to variations in contaminant loading (time and space dimensions), and how imminent ecosystem restoration steps may affect existing contaminant pools. The Everglades restoration program is prescribing ecosystem-wide changes to some of the physical, hydrological and chemical components of this ecosystem. However, it remains uncertain what overall effects will occur as these components react to the perturbations (especially the biological and chemical components) and toward what type of "new ecosystem" the Everglades will evolve.
Supplemental_Information:
Data associated with these projects are:

dissolved sulfate (tables 6-8 in OFR 01-007) solid phase sulfur (tables 1-5 in OFR 01-007) surface/pore water chemistry (tables 3-4 in OFR 97-454)

Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Range_of_Dates/Times:
Beginning_Date: 1994
Ending_Date: 2009
Currentness_Reference: ground condition
Status:
Progress: In Work
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed
Spatial_Domain:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -82
East_Bounding_Coordinate: -80
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 28
South_Bounding_Coordinate: 24.4
Keywords:
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: none
Theme_Keyword: chemistry
Theme_Keyword: dissolved organic carbon
Theme_Keyword: dissolved organic matter
Theme_Keyword: DOC
Theme_Keyword: DOM
Theme_Keyword: hydrology
Theme_Keyword: MeHg
Theme_Keyword: methylmercury
Theme_Keyword: phosphorus
Theme_Keyword: sulfate
Theme_Keyword: mercury
Theme_Keyword: nutrients
Theme_Keyword: contaminants
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ISO 19115 Topic Category
Theme_Keyword: environment
Theme_Keyword: inlandWaters
Theme_Keyword: 007
Theme_Keyword: 012
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus:
Department of Commerce, 1995, Countries, Dependencies, Areas of Special Sovereignty, and Their Principal Administrative Divisions, Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 10-4, Washington, DC, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Place_Keyword: United States
Place_Keyword: US
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus:
U.S. Department of Commerce, 1987, Codes for the identification of the States, the District of Columbia and the outlying areas of the United States, and associated areas (Federal Information Processing Standard 5-2): Washington, DC, NIST
Place_Keyword: Florida
Place_Keyword: FL
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus:
Department of Commerce, 1990, Counties and Equivalent Entities of the United States, Its Possessions, and Associated Areas, FIPS 6-3, Washington, DC, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Place_Keyword: Broward County
Place_Keyword: Collier County
Place_Keyword: Glades County
Place_Keyword: Hendry County
Place_Keyword: Martin County
Place_Keyword: Monroe County
Place_Keyword: Miami-Dade County
Place_Keyword: Okeechobee County
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: USGS Geographic Names Information System
Place_Keyword: Big Cypress National Preserve
Place_Keyword: Taylor Slough
Place_Keyword: Shark River Slough
Place_Keyword: Lake Ingraham
Place_Keyword: Lake Okeechobee
Place_Keyword: Ten Thousand Islands
Place_Keyword: Florida Bay
Place_Keyword: Everglades National Park
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: none
Place_Keyword: WCA1
Place_Keyword: WCA2A
Place_Keyword: WCA2B
Place_Keyword: WCA3A
Place_Keyword: ENR
Place_Keyword: EAA
Place_Keyword: Everglades Agricultural Area
Place_Keyword: Hillsboro Canal
Place_Keyword: Central Everglades
Place_Keyword: Greater Lake Okeechobee
Place_Keyword: ENP
Place_Keyword: BCNP
Place_Keyword: Everglades Nutrient Removal area
Access_Constraints: none
Use_Constraints: none
Point_of_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: William Orem
Contact_Organization: U.S. Geological Survey
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing address
Address: 956 National Center
City: Reston
State_or_Province: VA
Postal_Code: 20192
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 703 648-6273
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 703 648-6419
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: borem@usgs.gov
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Map of south Florida showing the sampling locations in the Water Conservation Areas (WCA 1A, 2A, and 3A), Everglades National Park (ENP), and Big Cypress National Preserve (BC) during 1994 and 1995.
Browse_Graphic_File_Type: GIF
Data_Set_Credit:
Project personnel include Harry E. Lerch, Anne L. Bates, Margo Corum, Mark L. Olson, John F. DeWild, Shane D. Olund, J. Ogreck, Thomas Sabin, M. Gelsinger, Chase Gerbig, Kenna Butler, and Jennifer Schnackel
Native_Data_Set_Environment: html tables
Cross_Reference:
Citation_Information:
Originator:
Haitzer, M.

Aiken, G. R.; Ryan, J. N.

Publication_Date: 2002
Title:
Binding of Mercury (II) to Dissolved Organic Matter: The Role of the Mercury-to-DOM Concentration Ration
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: publication
Series_Information:
Series_Name: Environmental Science and Technology
Issue_Identification: v. 36, n. 16, p. 3564-3570
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place: Washington, DC
Publisher: American Chemical Society
Other_Citation_Details:
accessed as of 5/31/2011

The full article is available via journal subscription or single article purchase. The abstract, tables, figures, and bibliography are available at <https://sofia.usgs.gov/publications/papers/hg_dom_binding/>

Online_Linkage: <http://pubs.acs.org/doi/full/10.1021/es025699i>
Online_Linkage: <https://sofia.usgs.gov/publications/papers/hg_dom_binding/>
Cross_Reference:
Citation_Information:
Originator:
Bates, A. L.

Orem, W. H.; Harvey, J.. W.; Spiker, E. C.

Publication_Date: 2001
Title:
Geochemistry of Sulfur in the Florida Everglades: 1994 through 1999
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: publication
Series_Information:
Series_Name: USGS Open-File Report
Issue_Identification: 01-007
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place: Tallahassee, FL
Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
Other_Citation_Details: accessed as of 5/31/2011
Online_Linkage: <https://sofia.usgs.gov/publications/ofr/01-007/>
Cross_Reference:
Citation_Information:
Originator:
Bates, Anne L

Orem, William H.; Harvey. Judson W.; Spiker, Elliot C.

Publication_Date: 2002
Title: Tracing sources of sulfur in the Florida Everglades
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: publication
Series_Information:
Series_Name: Journal of Environmental Quality
Issue_Identification: v. 31, n. 1, p. 287-299
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place: Madison, WI
Publisher: American Society of Agronomy
Other_Citation_Details: accessed as of 5/31/2011
Online_Linkage:
<https://sofia.usgs.gov/publications/papers/trace_sulfur/JEnvironQual.pdf>
Cross_Reference:
Citation_Information:
Originator:
Orem, W. H.

Lerch, H. E.; Rawlik, P.

Publication_Date: 1997
Title:
Geochemistry of surface and pore water at USGS coring sites in wetlands of South Florida, 1994 and 1995
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: publication
Series_Information:
Series_Name: USGS Open-File Report
Issue_Identification: 97-454
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place: Reston, VA
Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
Other_Citation_Details: accessed as of 5/31/2011
Online_Linkage: <https://sofia.usgs.gov/publications/ofr/97-454>
Cross_Reference:
Citation_Information:
Originator: Orem, W. H.
Publication_Date: 2004
Title:
Impacts of sulfate contamination on the Florida Everglades ecosystem
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: publication
Series_Information:
Series_Name: USGS Fact Sheet
Issue_Identification: 109-03
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place: Reston, VA
Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
Other_Citation_Details: accessed as of 5/31/2011
Online_Linkage: <http://pubs.usgs.gov/fs/fs109-03/fs109-03.html>
Cross_Reference:
Citation_Information:
Originator:
Zielinski, R. A.

Orem, W. H.; Simmons, K. R.; Bohlen, P. J.

Publication_Date: 2006
Title:
Fertilizer-derived uranium and sulfur in rangeland soil and runoff: a case study in central Florida
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: publication
Series_Information:
Series_Name: Water, Air, & Soil Pollution
Issue_Identification: v. 176, n 1-4, p. 163-183
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place: Dordrecht, Netherlands
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Other_Citation_Details:
accessed as of 5/31/2011

Posted with permission from Springer Science and Business Media. Journal of Water, Air, & Soil Pollution, Jan 2006. © Springer 2006.

Online_Linkage: <https://sofia.usgs.gov/publications/papers/uranium_and_sulfur/>
Cross_Reference:
Citation_Information:
Originator: Orem, W. H.
Publication_Date: 2008
Title:
Chemical results of laboratory dry/rewet experiments conducted on wetland soils from two sites int eh Everglades, Florida
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: report
Series_Information:
Series_Name: USGS Open-File Report
Issue_Identification: 2008-1090
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place: Reston, VA
Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
Other_Citation_Details: accessed as of 11/30/2010
Online_Linkage: <http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2008/1090/>

Data_Quality_Information:
Logical_Consistency_Report: not available
Completeness_Report:
Solid phase sulfur data were collected from WCA 1A, WCA 2A, the Everglades Agricultural Area, Lake Okeechobee, and Taylor Slough.

Dissolved sulfate concentrations and isotopic composition data were collected from surface water from the Everglades Agricultural Area, Everglades Nutrent Removal Area, WCA1A, WCA2A, WCA2B, WCA3A, Lake Okeechobee, and Taylor Slough; from rain water in the Everglades Nutrient Removal Area, and WCA2A; and from gound water in the Everglades Nutrient Removal Area, WCA2A, and the head and tail of spillway S-10C on the Hillsboro Canal

Lineage:
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
See the individual projects for the Process Steps:

Linking Land, Air and Water Management in the Southern Everglades and Coastal Zone to Water Quality and Ecosystem Restoration: Task 1, Mercury Cycling, Fate and Bioaccumulation at <https://sofia.usgs.gov/projects/index.php?project_url=int_geochem>

Linking Land, Air and Water Management in the Southern Everglades and Coastal Zone to Water Quality and Ecosystem Restoration: Task 2, Sulfur and Nutrient Contamination, Biogeochemical Cycling, and Effects at <https://sofia.usgs.gov/projects/index.php?project_url=int_geochem_nutrients>

Linking Land, Air and Water Management in the Southern Everglades and Coastal Zone to Water Quality and Ecosystem Restoration: Task 3, Natural Organic Matter-Mercury Interactions at <https://sofia.usgs.gov/projects/index.php?project_url=int_organic_hg>

Process_Date: 2008
Process_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: William Orem
Contact_Organization: U.S. Geological Survey
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing address
Address: 956 National Center
City: Reston
State_or_Province: VA
Postal_Code: 20192
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 703 648-6273
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 703 648-6419
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: borem@usgs.gov

Spatial_Data_Organization_Information:
Indirect_Spatial_Reference: Southern Everglades and Coastal Zone

Entity_and_Attribute_Information:
Overview_Description:
Entity_and_Attribute_Overview:
OFR 01-007 tables 1-5 contain data for solid phase sulfur geochemistry:

Table 1 contains data for sulfur species concentrations (percent dry weight) and change in 34S concentrations in sediment from two sites in WCA 1A (Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge)

Table 2 contains data for sulfur species concentrations and change in 34S conecntrations in sediment from three sites in WCA 2A

Table 3 contains data for sulfur species concentrations and change in 34S conecntrations in sediment from three sites in the Everglades Agricultural Area (EAA)

Table 4 contains data for sulfur species concentrations and change in 34S conecntrations in sediment from two sites in Lake Okeechobee

Table 5 contains data for sulfur species concentrations and change in 34S conecntrations in sediment from two sites in Taylor Slough

The data include core segment; average depth (cm); sulfate, AVS (acid volatile sulfides), DS (disulfides), OS (sulfate and organic Sulfur), and TS (total sulfides) % dry weight; and sulfate, AVS, DS, and OS for delta 34S

Entity_and_Attribute_Detail_Citation: USGS personnel
Overview_Description:
Entity_and_Attribute_Overview:
OFR 01-007 tables 6-8 contain data for dissolved sulfate geochemistry:

Table 6 contains data for sulfate concentrations and changes in 34S values in surface water for sites in Water Conservation Area (WCA) 2A. WCA2B, WCA3A, Hillsboro Canal, L67 Canal, Miami Canal, Everglades Nutrient Removal area (ENR), Everglades Agricultural Area (EAA), Lake Okeechobee and tributary rivers and creeks, Taylor Slough North and South, and Florida Bay,

Table 7 contains data for sulfate concentrations and change in 34S conecntrations in rainwater from two sites in the ENR amd one site in WCA 2A

Table 8 contains data for sulfate concentrations and changes in 34S values in groundwater from Hillsboro Canal, WCA2A, and ENR. Surface water data taken at the same time at the same collection sites in included

Entity_and_Attribute_Detail_Citation: USGS personnel
Overview_Description:
Entity_and_Attribute_Overview:
OFR 97-454 tables 3 and 4 contain data for surface water and pore water chemistry.

Table 3 contains surface water and pore water values for pH, titration alkalinity, dissolved organic carbon, sulfide, Sulfate, phosphate, ammonium, nitrate, chloride, fluoride, and bromide in USGS 1994 and 1995 cores from selected sites in south Florida. Surface water samples are indicated by depth 0 cm.

Table 4 contains concentrations (mg/l) of Na, K, Ca, Mg, Fe, Sr, and Si in surface water and pore water from 1994 and 1995 USGS cores at selected sites in south Florida. Surface water samples are indicated by the 0 cm depth interval.

Entity_and_Attribute_Detail_Citation: USGS personnel

Distribution_Information:
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Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: Heather S. Henkel
Contact_Organization: U.S. Geological Survey
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing address
Address: 600 Fourth St. South
City: St. Petersburg
State_or_Province: FL
Postal_Code: 33701
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 727 803-8747 ext 3028
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 727 803-2030
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: hhenkel@usgs.gov
Resource_Description: solid phase sulfur tables
Distribution_Liability: The data have no implied or explicit guarantees
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The tables contain data by location for solid phase sulfur in WCA 1A, WCA 2A, Everglades Agricultural Area, Lake Okeechobee, and Taylor Slough
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Access_Instructions: Data may be downloaded form the SOFIA website
Fees: none

Distribution_Information:
Distributor:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: Heather S. Henkel
Contact_Organization: U.S. Geological Survey
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing address
Address: 600 Fourth St. South
City: St. Petersburg
State_or_Province: FL
Postal_Code: 33701
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 727 803-8747 ext 3028
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 727 803-2030
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: hhenkel@usgs.gov
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Access_Instructions: Data may be downloaded form the SOFIA website
Fees: none

Distribution_Information:
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Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: Heather S. Henkel
Contact_Organization: U.S. Geological Survey
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Address_Type: mailing address
Address: 600 Fourth St. South
City: St. Petersburg
State_or_Province: FL
Postal_Code: 33701
Country: USA
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Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 727 803-2030
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Access_Instructions: Data may be downloaded from the SOFIA website
Fees: none

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Metadata_Date: 20110603
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Contact_Person: Heather Henkel
Contact_Organization: U.S. Geological Survey
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: 600 Fourth Street South
City: St. Petersburg
State_or_Province: FL
Postal_Code: 33701
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 727 803-8747 ext 3028
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