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The USGS Greater Everglades Priority Ecosystems Program provides science to support management and restoration of America’s Everglades. This program supports multi-year monitoring, modeling, and research  projects that span the entire range of scientific disciplines. A recent emphasis has been on climate change effects. Research topics include biogeochemistry, invasive species detection and ecology, impacts of climate change, threatened and endangered species, ecosystem modeling, and monitoring water flow and quality. 

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SOFIA: South Florida Information Access 

South Florida Information Access (SOFIA) was established to provide coherent information access in support of research, decision-making, and resource management for the South Florida ecosystem restoration effort.

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CURRENT USGS SCIENCE:

Wetland and Aquatic Research Center

Image: Under the Everglades

Though not as charismatic, the underwater periphyton and other vegetation are the primary support for all other life in the ecosystem. (Credit: Alicia Burtner, USGS. Public domain.)

 

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