Everglades

Authored by: Kenneth L. Campbell , Rafael Munoz-Carpena , Gregory Kiker

Managing Water Resources and Hydrological Systems

Print publication date:  July  2020
Online publication date:  July  2020

Print ISBN: 9781138342668
eBook ISBN: 9781003045045
Adobe ISBN:

10.1201/9781003045045-70

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Abstract

One of the unique regions of the world, the Everglades of south Florida has steadily decreased in size and declined in health during the past century. Half its wetland area has been lost to agriculture and urban development and the remaining segments are impacted by lack of a clean, dependable water supply. The Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP) has been developed to address and reverse these major changes to this unique wetland ecosystem.

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