St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center

Publications

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Year Published: 2001

Marine recreation and public health microbiology: Quest for the ideal indicator

Four-fifths of the population of the United States live in close proximity to the oceans or Great Lakes, and approximately 100 million Americans use the marine environment for recreation each year (Thurman 1994). Consequently, contamination of lakes, rivers, and coastal waters raises significant public health issues. Among the leading sources of...

Griffin, Dale W.; Lipp, Erin K.; McLaughlin, Molly R.; Rose, Joan B.

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Year Published: 2001

Occurrence and distribution of contaminants in bottom sediment and water of the Barron River Canal, Big Cypress National Preserve, Florida

Trace elements and organic contaminants in bottom-sediment samples collected from 10 sites on the Barron River Canal and from one site on the Turner River in October 1998 had patterns of distribution that indicated different sources. At some sites on the Barron River Canal, lead, copper, and zinc, normalized to aluminum, exceeded limits normally...

Miller, Ronald L.; McPherson, Benjamin F.

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Year Published: 2001

South China Sea

The South China Sea is poorly understood in terms of its marine biota, ecology and the human impacts upon it. What is known is most often contained in reports and workshop and conference documents that are not available to the wider scientific community. The South China Sea has an area of some 3.3 million km2 and depths range from the shallowest...

Morton, Brian; Blackmore, Graham

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Year Published: 2000

Analysis of USVI coastal feature products from the 1980s and 1990s

The authors have used color stereo photos along with a three-dimensional visualization photogrammetric software package, Socet Set, to produce orthophotometric-corrected mosaics of St. Croix, St. John, and St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands. These mosaics are used for numerous applications such as characterization of the shallow water benthic...

Warner, R.A.; Catanzaro, D.G.; Boulon, Rafe; Rogers, C.; Hillis-Starr, Zandy; Phillips, B.; Barry, D.; Henry, Stuart; Devine, Barry E.

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Year Published: 2000

Bacterial indicator occurrence and the use of an F+ specific RNA coliphage assay to identify fecal sources in Homosassa Springs, Florida

A microbiological water quality study of Homosassa Springs State Wildlife Park (HSSWP) and surrounding areas was undertaken. Samples were collected in November of 1997 (seven sites) and again in November of 1998 (nine sites). Fecal bacterial concentrations (total and fecal coliforms, Clostridium perfringens, and enterococci) were measured as...

Griffin, Dale W.; Stokes, Rodger; Rose, J.B.; Paul, J.H.

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Year Published: 2000

The use of U-Th series radionuclides and transient tracers in oceanography: an overview

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Hester, R.E.; Harrison, R.M.; Swarzenski, P.W.; Corbett, D. Reide; Smoak, Joseph M.; McKee, Brent A.

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Year Published: 1997

Assessment of acreage and vegetation change in Florida's Big Bend tidal wetlands using satellite imagery

Fluctuations in sea level and impending development on the west coast of Florida have aroused concern for the relatively pristine tidal marshes of the Big Bend. Landsat Thematic Mapper (TM) images for 1986 and 1995 are processed and evaluated for signs of change. The images cover 250 km of Florida's Big Bend Gulf Coast, encompassing 160,000 acres...

Raabe, Ellen A.; Stumpf, Richard P.
Assessment of acreage and vegetation change in Florida's Big Bend tidal wetlands using satellite imagery; 1997; Conference publication; Conference publication; Proceedings of the fourth international conference on remote sensing for marine and coastal environments: technology and applications; Raabe, Ellen A.; Stumpf, Richard P.

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Year Published: 1997

Maps of the shallow shelf off the Florida Keys (subsurface bedrock topography, overlying reefs and sediments, benthic habitats)

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Gallagher, D.; Lidz, Barbara H.
Lidz, B.H., 1997, Maps of the shallow shelf off the Florida Keys (subsurface bedrock topography, overlying reefs and sediments, benthic habitats): in Gallagher, D. (ed.), The Florida Keys Environmental Story: Big Pine Key, Florida, SeaCamp Association, p. 258, Pubs. 57, 71-73.