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EDEN station name: WCA1ME
Location Area: Water Conservation Area 1

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Station Information
EDEN Station Name: WCA1ME
Operating Agency: SFWMD
Latitude (DMS) NAD83: 26°30'39"
Longitude (DMS) NAD83: -80°18'36"
UTM Easting Zone 17N (meters NAD83): 568748.3
UTM Northing Zone 17N (meters NAD83): 2932450.2
Location Area: Water Conservation Area 1
Real-time data (daily): Discontinued


Data Links
(Note: the links below with this icon will take you off of EDENweb.)
[Information about these links]
Available parameters: (from EVE website)
  • Water level
  • Evapotranspiration
  • Rainfall
  • Ground elevation
Other Database Links (Data on SFWMD DBHYDRO is in NGVD29)


Datum Information
Vertical Datum for Water Level Data: NAVD88
Vertical Conversion at Gage (ft) used by EDEN (NGVD29 to NAVD88): -1.47
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Ground Elevation and Vegetation Information for WCA1ME
[How was this collected?]
Major Vegetation Community
Vegetation Community: Slough or open water
Average Ground Elevation (ft) NAVD88: 13.70
Maximum Ground Elevation (ft) NAVD88: 13.95
Minimum Ground Elevation (ft) NAVD88: 13.53
Number of Measurements: 6
Collecting Agency and Date: USGS, August 2005
Secondary Vegetation Community
Vegetation Community: Other (mostly wetland shrub and wetland forested)
Average Ground Elevation (ft) NAVD88: 14.40
Maximum Ground Elevation (ft) NAVD88: 14.57
Minimum Ground Elevation (ft) NAVD88: 14.27
Number of Measurements: 3
Collecting Agency and Date: USGS, August 2005


Other Information
Type of Station (Physical Location): Marsh
Type of Station (Freshwater/Tidal): Freshwater
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