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Southeast Ecological Science Center to Merge



Released: 3/25/2015 12:00:00 PM
The U.S. Geological Survey’s Southeast Ecological Science Center in Gainesville and the National Wetlands Research Center in Lafayette, Louisiana will merge under the same leadership effective October 1, 2015.

New Study Sheds Light on Mammal Declines in Everglades National Park



Released: 3/20/2015 4:10:08 PM
Nearly 80 percent of radio-tracked marsh rabbits that died in Everglades National Park in a recent study were eaten by Burmese pythons, according to a new publication by University of Florida and U.S. Geological Survey researchers.

Lake Okeechobee Seepage Barrier May Have Changed Salinity in Portions of Aquifer



Released: 2/24/2015 10:00:00 AM
LAKE OKEECHOBEE, Fla.– The first section of a seepage barrier designed to prevent catastrophic failure of the 143-mile Herbert Hoover Dike around Lake Okeechobee, Florida may have unintentionally caused changes in the salinity of portions of the shallow aquifer near the lake, according to a new U.S. Geological Survey report.

 

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