Florida Coastal Everglades Long Term Ecological Research
Florida Coastal Everglades LTER - Current Working Groups
Current Working Groups

The current phase of the FCE LTER program is organized into four working groups and four cross-cutting themes. Each working group or cross-cutting theme focuses on a set of key research questions and/or major processes being quantified by the LTER program.
Working Groups Cross-cutting Themes
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Climate & Disturbance Legacies Cross-Cutting Theme

FCE Projects:

Anthropogenic and climate caused changes of habitats and water quality along a coastal gradient in Florida Bay, USA
2002 - 2009
Contact: Anna Wachnicka

Large-scale assessment of mangrove landscape changes using enhanced Shuttle Radar Topography Mission data, LIDAR data, and ground observations
2004 - 2007
Contact: Marc Simard

Understanding Cladium jamaicense dynamics over the last century in ENP using simulation modeling and paleoecological data
2005 - 2007
Contact: Colin Saunders

Developing ecosystem response indicators to hydrologic and nutrient modifications in Northeast Shark River Slough, Everglades National Park
2006 - 2008
Contact: Evelyn Gaiser

Nutrient dynamics in Taylor River mangrove ecotone
2006 - 2008
Contact: Stephen Davis

Expanding US-Mexican Cooperation in the Study of Hurricane Effects to the Greater Caribbean Basin
2008 - 2008
Contact: Evelyn Gaiser

Land Cover Change in Southern Miami-Dade County
2008 -
Contact: Rinku Roy Chowdhury

Resilience and Vulnerablilty to Hurricane Andrew
2008 - 2010
Contact: Laura A. Ogden

The Political Ecology of Land Use Change in Southern Miami-Dade County
2008 -
Contact: Jeff Onsted

Using WPA Archival Data to Examine Historic Land Use in Miami-Dade County
2008 -
Contact: Laura A. Ogden

Effects of Tamiami Trail swale creation on ecosystem structure and nutrient delivery to Everglades National Park
2009 - 2011
Contact: Evelyn Gaiser

Ethnographic Overview and Assessment for Everglades National Park
2009 - 2009
Contact: Laura A. Ogden

Grass, Water, and Neighborhoods: Is Urbanization Making America Socially and Ecologically Homogeneous?
2009 - 2011
Contact: Rinku Roy Chowdhury

Ecological Assessment of Florida Bay and adjacent Mangrove Wetlands
2013 - 2016
Contact: Tiffany Troxler

Vulnerability Assessment of Mangrove Forests Regions of the Americas
2013 - 2016
Contact: Marc Simard

The Effects of Projected Sea-Level Rise on Everglades Coastal Ecosystems: Evaluating the Potential For and Mechanisms of Peat Collapse Using Integrated Mesocosm and Field Manipulations
2014 - 2016
Contact: Tiffany Troxler

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