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This U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) data release consists of daily evapotranspiration (ET) measurements/estimates for the time period January 29, 2009 to September 27, 2012. These data are derived from measurements of actual ET conducted at a height of 73 meters on the University of Central Florida WUCF 89.9 radio tower. The station is located at a nearly flat site (28 degrees 35 minutes 27 seconds North / 081 degrees 12 minutes 17 seconds West) within Orange County, Florida. The surrounding landscape is composed (2009 Land cover and land use, St. Johns River Water Management District – www.sjrwmd.com) of urban (61 percent), non-urban (34 percent) and water (5 percent) within an 8 kilometer radius of the radio tower....
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This U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) data release consists of 20-minute evapotranspiration (ET) measurements/estimates for the time period September 15, 1993 to August 27, 1994. These data are derived from measurements of actual ET conducted at a site within the Lake Wales Ridge, Florida characterized by sandy, rapidly-drained soils, and hilly topography. The station is located at a site (28 degrees 29 minutes 12 seconds North / 081 degrees 38 minutes 19 seconds West) within Orange County, Florida. The surrounding landscape is vegetated by natal grass, dog fennel, dwarf horseweed, and ragweed. The water table is generally more than a meter below land surface. Actual ET measurements were derived using the eddy-covariance...
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This U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) data release consists of a point shapefile with the location of the sites used in a sampling program to assess the water quality at selected wells throughout Puerto Rico. The sampling was conducted by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in cooperation with the Puerto Rico Environmental Quality Board (PREQB) during December 2015 to November 2016.
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The GIS shapefile and summary tables provide irrigated agricultural land-use for Citrus, Hernando, Pasco, and Sumter Counties, Florida through a cooperative project between the U.S Geological Survey (USGS) and the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS), Office of Agricultural Water Policy. Information provided in the shapefile includes the location of irrigated land field verified for 2019, crop type, irrigation system type, and primary water source used in Citrus, Hernando, Pasco, and Sumter Counties, Florida. A map image of the shapefile is provided in the attachment.
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This data release contains data for the hydrologic and water-quality characterization of Levittown Lake, from April 2010 to June 2021. Three child items were included in the data release to summarize the results of the (1) community productivity through the light and dark bottle method (2) two diel data collection efforts, and (3) spatial data associated with the bathymetric survey conducted at Levittown Lake to contour the lake bottom. Diel studies were conducted at the lake to estimate the community net primary productivity, the respiration rate, and the gross productivity rate. Two diel studies were conducted on November 18, 2010, and May 18, 2011, near the respective annual periods of highest and lowest tides...
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This U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) data release consists of evapotranspiration measurements made at the USGS Immokalee row crop climate station beginning September 22, 2008 and ending January 8, 2009. Daily evapotranspiration rates corrected to a near-surface energy-budget varied from 0.1 millimeter (9/28/2008) to 3.3 millimeters (9/24/2008). The eddy-covariance method was used, with high-frequency sensors installed above an experimental field planted in green peppers to measure sensible and latent heat fluxes. Ancillary meteorological data are also included in the data set: net radiation, soil temperature and moisture, air temperature, relative humidity, wind speed and direction, and ground-water level. Data were...
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Time series electromagnetic induction-log (TSEMIL) datasets are collected from polyvinyl chloride (PVC) cased or uncased monitoring wells to evaluate changes in water conductivity over time. TSEMIL datasets consist of a series of individual electromagnetic induction logs collected at a frequency of months or years that have been compiled into a dataset by eliminating small uniform offsets in bulk conductivity between logs likely caused by minor variations in calibration. At depths where water conductivity is not changing through time, each log is typically within about ±15 mS/m of the median of the dataset at any given depth, which is within the stated repeatability specifications of the probe (Mount Sopris Instrument...
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The National Hydrologic Model (NHM) is a modeling framework which has been applied to the continental United States through the Precipitation Runoff Modeling System (PRMS). The PRMS model of Puerto Rico extends the NHM and allows the simulation of rainfall-driven hydrologic conditions in the Commonwealth. Calibration of the NHM Puerto Rico model involved an initial manual calibration to understand the important processes and develop a basic representation of the hydrology. This is followed by an automated calibration procedure using the Let Us CAlibrate (LUCA) multi-objective function model calibration tool. A four-step procedure is used in Luca to separately calibrate parameters for solar radiation, evapotranspiration,...
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Annual actual evapotranspiration (ETa) rates in 55 basins in Florida and parts of Alabama and Georgia were evaluated for 2000–17 using the Operational Simplified Surface Energy Balance (SSEBop) model at about a one-square kilometer resolution (Sepúlveda, 2021). SSEBop ETa rates were bias corrected on the basis of ETa rates computed from weather observations at 24 micrometeorological evapotranspiration flux (MEF) stations, stratified by land-use type and referred to as mETa rates. Uncorrected and bias-corrected SSEBop ETa rates were evaluated by comparison with independent estimates based on a crop-coefficient method for generalized land-use types (luETa) and a water-balance method for each basin (wbETa). Average...
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This U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) data release provides water-quality data collected from the Caloosahatchee River and 12 fiberglass tanks located within the Caloosahatchee River. The tanks were open to the atmosphere, and were closed to the river. Tanks were filled with native water within 1-2 hours prior to the first profile collected on May 6, July 8, and September 16. Nutrients were added at approximately 12:00 p.m. on May 6, 11:45 a.m. on July 8, and 11:00 a.m. on September 16. Sodium nitrate was added for the nitrate treatments, sodium phosphate was added for the phosphate treatments, and ammonium hydroxide was added for the ammonium treatments. Nutrient samples were collected and processed by Nova Southeastern...
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Periphyton is a complex community of detritus, bacteria, fungi, and algae that grows attached to submerged substrates. Assemblage structure data for algae and cyanobacteria from periphyton samples were collected on a monthly basis from 2017 to 2021. Compiled data were reported as absolute abundance (cells) and biovolume per volume as well as absolute abundance (cells) and biovolume per area at four locations increasing in distance East of the L-67 canal in Water Conservation Area 3 (WCA 3) of the Florida Everglades immediately north of Everglades National Park. The periphyton assemblages were analyzed for five sample types including periphyton plates (Plates), invertebrate inclusion and exclusion plates (Inverts),...
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The data set consists of marine seismic-reflection data that includes 34 SEGY data files, navigation data and a CSV format file with a list of files. The archived SEGY files, navigation files, and detailed metadata for these seismic reflections can also be downloaded from the National Archive of Marine Seismic Surveys (NAMSS). https://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/namss//survey/B-1-13-FL/ Marine seismic-reflection data were acquired in canals in eastern Broward County at two different times: February 2010 and April-June 2013, resulting in 34 SEGY data files.
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The dataset includes a table in comma delimited format of daily evapotranspiration (ET) from 6/14/2018 to 12/31/2020 from an ET station within the Blue Cypress Marsh Conservation Area, within Indian River County, Florida. Evapotranspiration was estimated using eddy-covariance methods and missing records were gap-filled with a version of the Turc equation (Trajkovic and Kolakovic, 2009) that was regressed against observed values of eddy-covariance ET. The Turc equation performed exceptionally well (r-squared value of 0.94) for reproducing observed daily ET rates. Daily ET values estimated with the Turc equation are identified by a column with a "T" value indicator. Data processing methods were similar to methods...
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This U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Data Release provides spatial water-quality data collected from the St. Lucie and Caloosahatchee Rivers in October 2017, Lake Okeechobee and the Caloosahatchee River in July 2018 and the Caloosahatchee River, St. Lucie River and Lake Okeechobee in August of 2018, south Florida. Geo-referenced measurements of near surface water temperature, specific conductance, dissolved oxygen, pH, turbidity, chlorophyll fluorescence, phycocyanin fluorescence, and fluorescence of dissolved organic matter were recorded at 5 second intervals and nitrate+nitrite was recorded at 1 minute intervals during water-quality surveys in order to create high resolution water-quality maps of the study area.
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This data release provides data for filter-passing total mercury, filter-passing methylmercury, particulate total mercury, particulate methylmercury, and dissolved organic carbon concentrations calculated for USGS station 254543080405401: Tamiami Canal at S-12D Near Miami, FL. Five site-specific regression models were developed using continuously measured temperature, turbidity, specific conductance and or fluorescence of chromophoric dissolved organic matter and concomitant discretely collected dissolved organic carbon samples to calculate continuous concentrations of mercury and carbon.
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Potential evapotranspiration (PET), and reference evapotranspiration (ETo) are estimated on an approximately 2-kilometer (approximately 0.019 degrees longitude and 0.018 degrees latitude) spatial grid and at a daily time-scale from January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020 for the entire State of Florida. PET and ETo were computed on the basis of solar radiation, meteorological data (min/max temperature, min/max relative humidity, and mean wind speed at 2-meter height), and shortwave blue-sky albedo data for 2020. Solar radiation was computed from Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES) sensor data; blue-sky albedo was computed from the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectrometer (MODIS) MCD43A1 BRDF/Albedo...
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This U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) data release consists of daily evapotranspiration (ET) measurements/estimates for the time period January 1, 1998 to December 31, 1999. These data are derived from measurements of actual ET conducted at a height of 36.5 meters on a communications-type tower in Tiger Bay State Forest. The station is located at a nearly flat site (29 degrees 8 minutes 15 seconds North / 081 degrees 11 minutes 18 seconds West) within Volusia County, Florida. The surrounding landscape is composed of a mixture of slash pine and pond cypress. A forest fire burned parts of the landscape on June 25, 1998. Logging of fire-damaged trees occurred in November-December 1998. Actual ET measurements were derived...
Daily measurements of evaporation using the Bowen ratio method were made at USGS station name LZ40 (USGS site number 265405080472100), a platform-based station constructed by the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) at the approximate center of Lake Okeechobee, Florida. Data collection began on November 15, 2012. Meteorological and environmental variables were measured every 30 seconds and averaged at 30-minute resolution until February 7, 2013 and 15-minute resolution thereafter to December 31, 2019, including: precipitation, air temperature, relative humidity, wind speed, incoming/outgoing solar radiation, and water temperature at various depths.
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Conductivity, temperature, and salinity data were collected from two offshore submarine pockmarks, Miami Pockmark and Key Biscayne Pockmark. A series of dives were performed to gather conductivity, temperature, and salinity data using an autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) with a Conductivity, Temperature and Depth (CDT) instrument. These data were collected between May 5-8, 2016 using a Bluefin B12 AUV equipped with a CDT and an onboard calibrated Kearfott T-24 Inertial Navigation System (INS) aided by a GPS Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS), 600 kHz RDI Doppler Velocity Log (DVL) and a Valeport sound velocity meter. The conductivity, temperature, and salinity data collected from Miami Pockmark and Key Biscayne...
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A four-component (incoming and outgoing shortwave and longwave radiation) radiometer (model CNR1) was installed on a monitoring station (LZ40) constructed by the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) in the approximate center of Lake Okeechobee in Florida, located at 26 degrees 54 minutes 06.254 seconds North, 080 degrees 47 minutes 21.301 seconds West. Specific time-series collected for this data release include the following parameters with units of watts per square meter: (1) incoming shortwave radiation, (2) outgoing shortwave radiation, (3) incoming longwave radiation, and (4) outgoing longwave radiation. Instantaneous readings of each parameter were measured every 5 seconds and averaged over 15-minute...


map background search result map search result map Marine seismic profiles used to assess the seismic stratigraphy and structure of the intermediate confining unit and Floridan aquifer system, Broward County, Florida Shapefile of sampling sites for the assessment of groundwater quality at selected wells throughout Puerto Rico, December 2015 to November 2016 Evapotranspiration (ET) at Lake Wales Ridge site, 20-minute data, Orange County, Florida, September 15, 1993 - August 27, 1994 Evapotranspiration (ET) at University of Central Florida urban site, daily data, Orange County, Florida, January 29, 2009 - September 27, 2012 Evapotranspiration (ET) at Tiger Bay State Forest site, Volusia County, Florida, January 1, 1998 - December 31, 1999 Time Series Electromagnetic Induction-Log Datasets, Including Logs Collected through the 2018 Water Year in South Florida GIS shapefile and related summary data describing irrigated agricultural land-use in Citrus, Hernando, Pasco, and Sumter Counties, Florida for 2019 Near-Surface Spatial Water-Quality Surveys along the St. Lucie and Caloosahatchee Rivers in October 2017, Lake Okeechobee and Caloosahatchee River in July 2018, and Caloosahatchee River, St. Lucie River and Lake Okeechobee in August of 2018, south Florida (ver. 1.1, December 2020) Calculated mercury and carbon concentrations, USGS station 254543080405401: Tamiami Canal at S-12D Near Miami, Florida, 2013-2017 Water-quality profiles within the Caloosahatchee River and twelve fiberglass tanks, during experimental nutrient addition treatments, 2019 Evaporation at LZ40 Platform, Lake Okeechobee, Palm Beach County, Florida, November 16, 2012 - December 31, 2019 Data for the Hydrologic and Water-Quality Characterization of Levittown Lake, Toa Baja, Puerto Rico, April 2010 – June 2011 Decompartmentalization Physical Model (South Florida Water Management District) Periphyton Abundance and Biovolume Data 2017–21 Evapotranspiration within Blue Cypress Marsh, Indian River County, Florida, 2018 to 2020 Data sets of actual evapotranspiration rates from 2000 to 2017 for basins in Florida and parts of Alabama and Georgia, calculated using the water-balance method, the bias-corrected Operational Simplified Surface Energy Balance (SSEBop) model, and the land-use crop coefficients model Daily reference and potential evapotranspiration, and supporting meteorological data from weather stations, solar insolation data from the GOES satellite, and blue-sky albedo data from the MODIS satellite, Florida, 2020 Radiometer data from LZ40 in Lake Okeechobee, Florida, 2021 PRMS simulator used to assess rainfall, runoff, and river flow for the National Hydrologic Model (NHM) Puerto Rico Water-quality profiles within the Caloosahatchee River and twelve fiberglass tanks, during experimental nutrient addition treatments, 2019 Calculated mercury and carbon concentrations, USGS station 254543080405401: Tamiami Canal at S-12D Near Miami, Florida, 2013-2017 Evapotranspiration (ET) at University of Central Florida urban site, daily data, Orange County, Florida, January 29, 2009 - September 27, 2012 Evapotranspiration (ET) at Tiger Bay State Forest site, Volusia County, Florida, January 1, 1998 - December 31, 1999 Evapotranspiration (ET) at Lake Wales Ridge site, 20-minute data, Orange County, Florida, September 15, 1993 - August 27, 1994 Data for the Hydrologic and Water-Quality Characterization of Levittown Lake, Toa Baja, Puerto Rico, April 2010 – June 2011 Decompartmentalization Physical Model (South Florida Water Management District) Periphyton Abundance and Biovolume Data 2017–21 Evapotranspiration within Blue Cypress Marsh, Indian River County, Florida, 2018 to 2020 Marine seismic profiles used to assess the seismic stratigraphy and structure of the intermediate confining unit and Floridan aquifer system, Broward County, Florida GIS shapefile and related summary data describing irrigated agricultural land-use in Citrus, Hernando, Pasco, and Sumter Counties, Florida for 2019 Shapefile of sampling sites for the assessment of groundwater quality at selected wells throughout Puerto Rico, December 2015 to November 2016 Radiometer data from LZ40 in Lake Okeechobee, Florida, 2021 Near-Surface Spatial Water-Quality Surveys along the St. Lucie and Caloosahatchee Rivers in October 2017, Lake Okeechobee and Caloosahatchee River in July 2018, and Caloosahatchee River, St. Lucie River and Lake Okeechobee in August of 2018, south Florida (ver. 1.1, December 2020) PRMS simulator used to assess rainfall, runoff, and river flow for the National Hydrologic Model (NHM) Puerto Rico Time Series Electromagnetic Induction-Log Datasets, Including Logs Collected through the 2018 Water Year in South Florida Data sets of actual evapotranspiration rates from 2000 to 2017 for basins in Florida and parts of Alabama and Georgia, calculated using the water-balance method, the bias-corrected Operational Simplified Surface Energy Balance (SSEBop) model, and the land-use crop coefficients model Daily reference and potential evapotranspiration, and supporting meteorological data from weather stations, solar insolation data from the GOES satellite, and blue-sky albedo data from the MODIS satellite, Florida, 2020