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Identification_Information:
Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator:
Harry Jenter

Ray Schaffranek (retired); Ami L. Ricassi (no longer at USGS); Kevin Kotun (ENP)

Publication_Date: 2008
Title: TIME Data
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: maps and data
Online_Linkage: <http://sofia.usgs.gov/time/data.php>
Description:
Abstract:
The TIME Database has been discontinued and links are provided to individual agencies - Everglades National Park (ENP/MMN), South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) - to obtain the data previously stored in the database.
Purpose:
A critical objective of the south Florida ecosystem restoration effort is to preserve ecological conditions that are consistent with habitat requirements. The duration, timing, and extent of wetland inundation in the southern Everglades have been greatly distorted as evidenced by shifts in biologic and vegetative species. Both natural and regulatory factors contribute to influence of hydroperiods making their precise evaluation and management difficult. This complexity is particularly problematic in the transition zone between the Everglades wetlands and coastal embayments encompassing the mangrove ecotone where freshwater inflow effects on salinities must also be considered. In order to correctly and sufficiently investigate flow effects on both hydroperiods and embayment salinities neither hydrologic processes affecting flows in the wetlands nor the dynamic effects of external forces such as tides and winds can be ignored. This project entails translation of findings from the Southern Inland and Coastal Systems (SICS) project and extension of the model westward to resolve boundary limitations and to enable concurrent analysis of wetland and tidal response throughout the entire saltwater-freshwater interface zone along the Gulf coast and Florida Bay. Extension of the SICS model westward will require the addition of continuous monitoring stations to supplement data from coastal creek stations and control structures needed to provide boundary conditions as well as the synoptic measurement of flows and water levels in the wetlands for use in model calibration and verification.
Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Range_of_Dates/Times:
Beginning_Date: 19951001
Ending_Date: Present
Currentness_Reference: ground condition
Status:
Progress: In Work
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed
Spatial_Domain:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -81.56
East_Bounding_Coordinate: -80.3
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 25.98
South_Bounding_Coordinate: 25.02
Keywords:
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: none
Theme_Keyword: hydrology
Theme_Keyword: stage
Theme_Keyword: wind
Theme_Keyword: rain
Theme_Keyword: conductivity
Theme_Keyword: discharge
Theme_Keyword: salinity
Theme_Keyword: meteorology
Theme_Keyword: TIME
Theme_Keyword: Tides and Inflows in the Mangrove Ecotone
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ISO 19115 Topic Category
Theme_Keyword: climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere
Theme_Keyword: environment
Theme_Keyword: inlandWaters
Theme_Keyword: 004
Theme_Keyword: 007
Theme_Keyword: 012
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus:
Department of Commerce, 1995, Countries, Dependencies, Areas of Special Sovereignty, and Their Principal Administrative Divisions, Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 10-4, Washington, DC, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Place_Keyword: United States
Place_Keyword: US
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus:
U.S. Department of Commerce, 1987, Codes for the identification of the States, the District of Columbia and the outlying areas of the United States, and associated areas (Federal Information Processing Standard 5-2): Washington, DC, NIST
Place_Keyword: Florida
Place_Keyword: FL
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus:
Department of Commerce, 1990, Counties and Equivalent Entities of the United States, Its Possessions, and Associated Areas, FIPS 6-3, Washington, DC, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Place_Keyword: Miami-Dade County
Place_Keyword: Monroe County
Place_Keyword: Collier County
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: USGS Geographic Names Information System
Place_Keyword: Florida Bay
Place_Keyword: Everglades National Park
Place_Keyword: Big Cypress National Preserve
Place_Keyword: Chatham River
Place_Keyword: Lostmans River
Place_Keyword: Broad River
Place_Keyword: Harney River
Place_Keyword: Shark River Slough
Place_Keyword: Tarpon Bay
Place_Keyword: Shark River
Place_Keyword: Lane River
Place_Keyword: North River
Place_Keyword: White Water Bay
Place_Keyword: Buoy Key
Place_Keyword: Murray Key
Place_Keyword: Taylor Slough
Place_Keyword: Joe Bay
Place_Keyword: Long Sound
Place_Keyword: Little Blackwater Sound
Place_Keyword: Trout Cove
Place_Keyword: Trout Creek
Place_Keyword: Mud Creek
Place_Keyword: Taylor River
Place_Keyword: Garfield Bight
Place_Keyword: McCormick Creek
Place_Keyword: Terrapin Bay
Place_Keyword: Little Madeira Bay
Place_Keyword: Duck Key
Place_Keyword: Jewfish Creek
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: none
Place_Keyword: Central Everglades
Place_Keyword: SW Big Cypress
Place_Keyword: South East Coast
Place_Keyword: Southern Inland Coastal System
Place_Keyword: SICS
Place_Keyword: TIME
Place_Keyword: mangrove ecotone
Place_Keyword: Old Inghram Highway
Place_Keyword: Stillwater Creek
Access_Constraints: none
Use_Constraints:
These data may be subject to significant change and are not citeable until reviewed and approved by the agency responsible for their collection.

Data users are cautioned to consider carefully the provisional nature of the information before using it for decisions that concern personal or public safety or the conduct of business that involves substantial monetary or operational consequences.

Information concerning the accuracy and appropriate uses of these data should be obtained from the contact person listed on each station's web page.

Point_of_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: Eric D. Swain
Contact_Organization: U.S. Geological Survey
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical
Address: 3110 SW 9th Avenue
City: Ft. Lauderdale
State_or_Province: FL
Postal_Code: 33315
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 954 377-5925
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 954 377-5901
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: edswain@usgs.gov
Data_Set_Credit:
Data was provided by Everglades National Park (ENP), Everglades National Park Marine Monitoring Network, (MMN), South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and USGS.

Data from Everglades National Park was provided by Kevin Kotun and the USGS data was provided by Clint Hittle, Tom J. Smith III, Mitch Murray, and Sandra Kinnamon.


Data_Quality_Information:
Logical_Consistency_Report: not available
Completeness_Report:
See the individual datasets for the parameters collected.

Not all the USGS sites listed can be positively identified on the Hydrology Data page or in DS 105. The identification of sites listed for other agencies has not been verified.

Lineage:
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
Data was provided by the various cooperating agencies to the USGS TIME project. Contact the individual agency for more information on how the data was collected.
Process_Date: 2004
Process_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: Eric D. Swain
Contact_Organization: U.S. Geological Survey
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical
Address: 3110 SW 9th Avenue
City: Ft. Lauderdale
State_or_Province: FL
Postal_Code: 33315
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 954 377-5925
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 954 377-5901
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: edswain@usgs.gov

Spatial_Data_Organization_Information:
Indirect_Spatial_Reference: Florida Everglades stations

Spatial_Reference_Information:
Horizontal_Coordinate_System_Definition:
Geographic:
Latitude_Resolution: 0.01
Longitude_Resolution: 0.01
Geographic_Coordinate_Units: Degrees, minutes, and decimal seconds
Geodetic_Model:
Horizontal_Datum_Name: North American Datum of 1983
Ellipsoid_Name: Geodetic Reference System 80
Semi-major_Axis: 6378137
Denominator_of_Flattening_Ratio: 298.257
Vertical_Coordinate_System_Definition:
Altitude_System_Definition:
Altitude_Datum_Name: North American Vertical Datum of 1988
Altitude_Resolution: 0.01
Altitude_Distance_Units: feet
Altitude_Encoding_Method:
Explicit elevation coordinate included with horizontal coordinates

Entity_and_Attribute_Information:
Overview_Description:
Entity_and_Attribute_Overview:
Data collected for the USGS sites include: stage, discharge, salinity and water temperature and at some stations specific conductance.

The other agencies provide information about the data collected for each station.

Entity_and_Attribute_Detail_Citation:
USGS, Everglades National Park (ENP), Everglades National Park Marine Monitoring Network (MMN), South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD), and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Distribution_Information:
Distributor:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: Heather S. Henkel
Contact_Organization: U.S. Geological Survey
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing address
Address: 600 Fourth St. South
City: St. Petersburg
State_or_Province: FL
Postal_Code: 33701
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 727 803-8747 ext 3028
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 727 803-2030
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: hhenkel@usgs.gov
Resource_Description: Florida Everglades stations - USGS stations
Distribution_Liability: The data have no implied or explicit guarantees
Standard_Order_Process:
Digital_Form:
Digital_Transfer_Information:
Format_Name: various
Format_Version_Number: unknown
Format_Specification:
data may be output as graphs, graphs with statistics, tables, or text files
Format_Information_Content:
USGS stations formerly maintained in the TIME Database. Not all USGS stations from the TIME database can be directly correlated with the locations on the Hydrology Data page or Data Series 105
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name: <http://sofia.usgs.gov/time/data.php>
Access_Instructions: The data may be downloaded from the SOFIA website.
Fees: none

Distribution_Information:
Distributor:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: Kevin Chartier
Contact_Organization: University of Florida
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing address
Address: 3205 College Avenue
City: Davie
State_or_Province: FL
Postal_Code: 33314-7719
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 954 577-6382
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: kchart@ufl.edu
Resource_Description: Florida Everglades stations - ENP, SFWMD, and NOAA
Distribution_Liability:
These data may be subject to significant change and are not citeable until reviewed and approved by the agency responsible for their collection. Check with the individual agencies for status of the data.
Standard_Order_Process:
Digital_Form:
Digital_Transfer_Information:
Format_Name: various
Format_Version_Number: unknown
Format_Information_Content:
This website provides access information to data from Everglades National Park (ENP), South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD), and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) formerly contained in the TIME Database
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name: <http://sofia.usgs.gov/time/data.php>
Access_Instructions: The data may be accessed from the SOFIA website
Fees: none

Metadata_Reference_Information:
Metadata_Date: 20110606
Metadata_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: Heather Henkel
Contact_Organization: U.S. Geological Survey
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: 600 Fourth Street South
City: St. Petersburg
State_or_Province: FL
Postal_Code: 33701
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 727 803-8747 ext 3028
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 727 803-2030
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: sofia-metadata@usgs.gov
Metadata_Standard_Name: Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata
Metadata_Standard_Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998
Metadata_Access_Constraints: none
Metadata_Use_Constraints:
This metadata record may have been copied from the SOFIA website and may not be the most recent version. Please check <http://sofia.usgs.gov/metadata> to be sure you have the most recent version.

This page is <http://sofia.usgs.gov/metadata/sflwww/time_datasets.html>

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