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The USGS Caribbean-Florida Water Science Center Strategic Science Plan 2017-2027: A blueprint for USGS contributions to water resource science in Florida, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands

Stamm, J.F., Rodríguez, J.M., Sifuentes, D.F., Sumner, D.M., and Grimsley, K.J. with contributions from Bogeajis, N., Torres-González, S., McBride, W.S., Parks, J., and Decker, J.


References Cited

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Barnes, K.K., Kolpin, D.W., Focazio, M.J., Furlong, E.T., Meyer, M.T., Zaugg, S.D., Haack, S.K., Barber, L.B., and Thurman, E.M., 2008, Water-quality data for pharmaceuticals and other organic wastewater contaminants in ground water and in untreated drinking water sources in the United States, 2000–01: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008–1293, 7 p. plus tables, available online at https://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2008/1293/pdf/OFR2008-1293.pdf.

Bellino, J.C., and Spechler, R.M., 2013, Potential effects of deepening the St. Johns River navigation channel on saltwater intrusion in the surficial aquifer system, Jacksonville, Florida: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2013–5146, 34 p., available online at https://pubs.usgs.gov/sir/2013/5146/.

Byrne, M.J., Sr., and Wood, M.S., 2012, Concentrations and loads of nutrients in the tributaries of the Lake Okeechobee watershed, South-Central Florida, water years 2004–2008: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 613, 22 p., available online at http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/613.

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Dausman, A.M., Doherty, J., Langevin, C.D., and Dixon, J., 2010, Hypothesis testing of buoyant plume migration using a highly parameterized variable-density groundwater model at a site in Florida, U.S.A.: Hydrogeology Journal, v. 18, no. 1, p. 147–160, available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10040-009-0511-6.

Gómez-Gómez, F., 2008, Estimation of the change in freshwater volume in the North Coast Limestone upper aquifer of Puerto Rico in the Río Grande de Manatí-Río de la Plata area between 1960 and 1990 and implications on public-supply water availability: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2007-5194, 24 p., available online at https://pubs.usgs.gov/sir/2007/5194/.

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Hughes, J.D., and White, J.T., 2014, Hydrologic conditions in urban Miami-Dade County, Florida, and the effect of groundwater pumpage and increased sea level on canal leakage and regional groundwater flow: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2014–5162, 175 p., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.3133/sir20145162.

Hughes, J.D., Sifuentes, D.F., and White, J.T., 2016, Potential effects of alterations to the hydrologic system on the distribution of salinity in the Biscayne Aquifer in Broward County, Florida: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2016–5022, 114 p., available online at https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/sir20165022.

Ingebritsen, S.E., McVoy, C., Glaz, B., and Park, W., 1999, Florida Everglades, subsidence threatens agriculture and complicates ecosystem restoration, in Galloway, D., Jones, D.R., and Ingebritsen, S.E., eds., Land subsidence in the United States: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1182, p. 95–106, available online at https://pubs.usgs.gov/circ/circ1182/pdf/12Everglades.pdf.

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Knochenmus, L.A., and Yobbi, D.K., 2001, Hydrology of the coastal springs ground-water basin and adjacent parts of Pasco, Hernando, and Citrus Counties, Florida: Water-Resources Investigations Report 01–4230, 88 p., available online at https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/wri014230.

Landers, M.N., Straub, T.D., Wood, M.S., and Domanski, M.M., 2016, Sediment acoustic index method for computing continuous suspended-sediment concentrations: U.S. Geological Survey Techniques and Methods, book 3, chap. C5, 63 p., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.3133/tm3C5.

Langevin, C.D. and Zygnerski, Michael, 2013, Effect of sea-level rise on salt water intrusion near a coastal well field in southeastern Florida: Groundwater vol. 51, no. 5, p. 781-803, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1745-6584.2012.01008.x/full.

Levesque, V.A., and Oberg, K.A., 2012, Computing discharge using the index velocity method: U.S. Geological Survey Techniques and Methods 3–A23, 148 p., available online at http://pubs.usgs.gov/tm/3a23/.

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Metz, P.A., Delzer, G.C., Berndt, M.P., Crandall, C.A., and Toccalino, P.L., 2007, Anthropogenic organic compounds in ground water and finished water of community water systems in the northern Tampa Bay area, Florida, 2002–04: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2006–5267, 48 p., https://pubs.usgs.gov/sir/2006/5267/.

Molina-Rivera, W.L., 2014, Estimated water use in Puerto Rico, 2010: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2014–1117, 35 p., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.3133/ofr20141117.

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Renken, R.A., and Gómez-Gómez, F., 1993, Potentiometric surfaces of the upper and lower aquifers, North Coast Limestone aquifer system, Puerto Rico: U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 93–499, 16 p, available online at https://pubs.usgs.gov/of/1993/0499/report.pdf.

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Rodríguez, J.M., 2013, Evaluation of groundwater quality and selected hydrologic conditions in the South Coast aquifer, Santa Isabel area, Puerto Rico, 2008–09: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2012–5254, 36 p., http://pubs.usgs.gov/sir/2012/5254.

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Saint Johns River and Suwannee River Water Management Districts, 2015, Joint assessment of the regional changes in the level and configuration of the potentiometric surface of the Upper Floridan aquifer in southeast Georgia and northeast Florida: Saint Johns and Suwanee River Water Management Districts Special Publication SJ2015-SP1, variously paginated, available online at http://www.sjrwmd.com/technicalreports/pdfs/SP/SJ2015-SP1.pdf.

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Torres-González, Sigfredo, and Rodríguez, J.M., 2016, Hydrologic conditions in the South Coast aquifer, Puerto Rico, 2010–15: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2015–1215, 32 p., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.3133/ofr20151215.

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Williams, L.J., Dausman, A.D., and Bellino, J.C., 2011, Relation of aquifer confinement and long-term groundwater-level decline in the Floridan aquifer system: Proceedings of the 2011 Georgia Water Resources Conference, April 11–12, 2011, 2 p., available online at http://www.gwri.gatech.edu/sites/default/files/files/docs/2011/3.1.2_Williams_48.pdf

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