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Late Holocene and Living Coral Composition of Pompano Ridge, FL

June 5, 2024

Pompano Ridge is a coral reef located on the southeast Florida nearshore ridge complex, ~500 meters off the coast of northern Broward County in southeast Florida. This data release compiles data collected on the late Holocene and living coral composition of Pompano Ridge. The data are described in detail in Modys and others (in prep). The samples were collected under Scientific Activity Licenses (SAL) from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (SAL-18-1650(A)-SRP) and with permission from Broward County Environmental Protection and Growth Management.

Modys, A.B., Toth, L.T, Oleinik, A.E., Precht, W.F., and Mortlock, R.A., in prep, Modern coral range expansion off southeast Florida falls short of late Holocene baseline: Nature Communications Earth and Environment.

Publication Year 2024
Title Late Holocene and Living Coral Composition of Pompano Ridge, FL
DOI 10.5066/P9F0VW9L
Authors Alexander B. Modys, Lauren T Toth, Anton E Oleinik, William F. Precht, Richard A Mortlock
Product Type Data Release
Record Source USGS Digital Object Identifier Catalog
USGS Organization St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center