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First Name Last Name Organization Abstract Title PDF
Gordon  Anderson  U.S. Geological Survey  Drought, Winter Rains and Hurricanes: Hydrologic Observations From 2014-2017 of the Eastern Panhandle Coastal Marsh and Northeast Florida Bay, Everglades National Park, FL, USA View PDF
Caitlin  Beaver  U.S. Geological Survey  Microsatellite Analysis of the Endangered Cape Sable Seaside Sparrow in Everglades National Park   
Allison  Benscoter  U.S. Geological Survey  Modeling Future Urbanization and Sea-Level Rise Effects on Landscape-Scale Conservation Targets   
Sarah  Bergstresser  U.S. Geological Survey  Geospatial Analysis to Detect Changes of Florida Bay Islands Due to Hurricane Irma  View PDF
Himadri  Biswas  Florida International University  Mangrove Crown Detection from High Resolution Aerial Photography Using Vegetation Indices and Image Segmentation Technique  
Troy  Bole  Florida Atlantic University  Structural Changes in Peat Soil Layering Dictate the Vertical Distribution and Dynamics of Biogenic Gases   
Vanessa  Booher  Conservancy of Southwest Florida  Fruit Farm Creek Restoration Project Past, Present & Future   
Matthew  Boone  University of Florida  Evaluation of Citizen Science Data for Biodiversity Research in the Greater Everglades  View PDF
Mason  Bradbury  Florida International University  Landscape Change in the Biscayne Bay Area from the Mid-1800s to the Present  View PDF
Nicholas  Castillo  Florida International University  Examining the Threat of Contaminants to South Florida Bonefish: A Spatial Approach   
David W  Ceilley  Johnson Engineering Inc.  Vallisneria Americana Restoration in the Caloosahatchee River & Estuary: Building Coastal Resiliency Through Partnerships, Applied Research & Adaptive Management  View PDF
Seemanti  Chakrabarti  University of Florida  Cultivation of the Most Abundant Bacteria from the Freshwater Marshes of the Everglades and their Metabolic Response to Saltwater Intrusion   
Selena  Chavez  Florida International University  Determining Coarse Woody Debris in Mangrove Forest of the Florida Everglades After Hurricane Irma Using Airborne Lidar Imagery  View PDF
Zhiqiang  Chen  SFWMD  Characteristics of Dissolved Oxygen and Hypoxia in the St. Lucie Estuary, Florida: Effects Of Freshwater Inflow and Chlorophyll A  
Phoebe  Clark  Florida Gulf Coast University  Monitoring Success of the Picayune Strand Restoration Project (PSRP)  View PDF
Natalie  Claunch  University of Florida  A Case for Physiological Metrics in the Management and Prevention of Reptile Invasions  View PDF
Jenna  Cole  University of Florida  Removal of Argentine Black and White Tegus and Response to Trapping Efforts   
Justin  Dalaba  University of Florida  Evaluating Effectiveness of Targeted Outreach for Invasive Reptiles in South Florida  View PDF
Robert  Dalton  Southern Methodist University  Changing Tides: Phosphate Desorption from Calcite in Freshwater-Seawater Mixing Zones  View PDF
Branden  Davis  Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida  An Investigation Into LED Technology for Insect Surveys   
Gianna  Diaz  Florida Gulf Coast University  Hurricane Impacts to Mangrove Forests on the Southwest Coast of Florida  View PDF
Jacob  Dombrowski  South Florida Water Management District  Evaluating the Physical Chemistry of Everglades Stormwater Treatment Areas at High Temporal Resolution   
Nathan  Dorn Florida Atlantic University  Feeding on the Edge: Foraging White Ibis (Eudocimus albus) Target Inter-Habitat Prey Movements View PDF
Bobby  Duersch  Florida Atlantic University  Investigation of the Removal of Phosphorus Species and Other Nutrients In the Storm-Water Treatment Area (1E)   
Bobby  Duersch  Florida Atlantic University  Speciation and Dynamics of Phosphorus: The Role of Rice Plants in Sequestering Phosphorus Compounds   
Gretchen  Ehlinger  US Army Corps of Engineers  2012-2017 Recover Everglades Report Card  View PDF
Jason  Ferrante  Cherokee Nation Tech./ U.S. Geological Survey  Using eDNA as an Early Detector for Burmese Python Presence in the ARM Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge in the Greater Everglades Ecosystem   
Kenton  Finkbeiner  Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida  Tribal Aquaculture Used to Bolster Florida Apple Snail (Pomaceae padulosa) Food Source Populations for the Everglades Snail Kite (Rostrhamus sociabilis plumbeus)   
Hilary  Flower  Eckerd College  Saltwater Intrusion Releases Phosphorus: Insights from Experiments Using Everglades Bedrock   
Zachary  Fratto  National Park Service  Cyclic and Persistent Florida Bay Algal Blooms View PDF
Delaney  Frazier  Florida Atlantic University  Comparing Overwintering Population Dynamics of Snook in St. Lucie and Loxahatchee Rivers View PDF
Emily  Gati  University of Florida  Nile Monitors in the C-51 Basin: Is Containment or Eradication Feasible?   
John  Gatto  Florida International University  Evaluating Otolith Microchemistry for Tracking Phosphorus Experienced By Everglades Fish   
Carissa  Gervasi  Florida International University  Fish Communities in the Crocodile Sanctuary: Effects of the Closure & Opening of Joe Bay   
Avishka  Godahewa  University of Florida  Have You Seen A Skinny Alligator In South Florida?   
Sidney  Godfrey  University of Florida  Spectacled Caiman (Caiman crocodilus) Removal in Southern Florida   
Andrew  Gritzmaker  Broward College  Invasive Tegus Introduced an Exotic Hookworm to Florida  View PDF
Saira  Haider  U.S. Geological Survey  Increasing Accessibility of the Everglades Depth Estimation Network (EDEN)   
Chris  Hansen  Florida Atlantic University  Effects of Returning Flow to the Florida Everglades on the Macroinvertebrate Community  View PDF
Kodiak  Hengstebeck  University of Florida  Burrow Use and Selection by Invasive Burmese Pythons in Florida   
Kristen  Hoefke  U.S. Geological Survey  Developing Reference Values for Paleoecological Interpretation of Florida Bay: Analysis of Stable Carbon and Nitrogen Isotope and Elemental Values of Plants and Algae   
W. Ryan  James  University of Louisiana Lafayette  Consumer-Specific Energetic Landscapes in Florida Bay: Linking Seagrass Die Off to Economically-Valuable Fisheries   
Christopher  Johnson  Florida Atlantic University Hypersalinity as a Trigger of Seagrass (Thalassia testudinum) Die-Off Events in Florida Bay: Evidence Based on Leaf and Meristem O2 and H2S Dynamics  
Jillian  Josimovich  U.S. Geological Survey  Characterization of Burmese Python Hatchling Growth in Captivity   
Elizabeth  Lago  Florida Atlantic University  Habitat Use and Foraging Flights of Roseate Spoonbills in Florida Bay  View PDF
Brittany  Mason  University of Florida  Stopping the Spread: Predicting Movement Corridors of Invasive Argentine Black and White Tegus  View PDF
Eric  Massa  Florida International University  Effects of Phosphorus on Diatom Assemblage Networks   
Scott  McBride  U.S. Geological Survey  Relations of Total Phosphorus and Orthophosphorus Concentrations with Rainfall, Surface-Water Discharge and Water-Quality Parameters in Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation, Florida, 2014–16   
Erin  McCarthy  Florida International University  Assessing Fish Movement Through Time in Everglades National Park Using Drift Fences  View PDF
Gaia  Meigs-Friend  U.S. Geological Survey  Detection of Non-Native Bullseye Snakehead, Channa marulius, In South Florida Using Environmental DNA   
Ximena  Mesa  Florida International University  Mapping Tree Island Vegetation in the Water Conservation Area 3B Using WorldView2 and LIDAR Data  View PDF
Melissa  Miller  Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission  A Multifaceted Approach for Management of Invasive Burmese Pythons   
Melissa  Miller  Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission  Highly Competent Native Snake Hosts Extend the Range of Introduced Parasite Beyond Invasive Burmese Python Host   
Kiersten  Monahan  Nova Southeastern University  Rate of Orthophosphate Uptake by Periphyton in the Everglades   
Tadeo  Monterrubio  Miccosukee tribe of Indians of Florida  Succession of Plant Species Following Invasive Brazilian Pepper (S. Terebinthifolius) Removal  
Elise  Morrison  University of Florida  Application of Chemical Biomarkers in Stormwater Treatment Areas   
James  Nifong  U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center  Developing Rapid Response Tools, Control Measures, and Refining Invasibility Models for Invasive Pythons in The Florida Everglades  View PDF
Giovanna  Ortiz  Broward College  Year One of an Arthropod Biodiversity Survey of Fern Forest Nature Center, A Unique Habitat of the Greater Everglades Ecosystem View PDF
Melinda  Paduani  Florida International University  Plastic Sinks or Sources: Characterizing Cycling of Marine Debris on Mangrove Shorelines in Biscayne Bay  View PDF
Yunelis  Perez  Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida  Floristic Inventory of the Miccosukee Indian Reservation Areas   
Matthew  Petkewich  U.S. Geological Survey  Coastal Salinity Index Dissemination for Monitoring Drought Along The Gulf Of Mexico and The Southeastern Atlantic Coast, 1983 to 2018   
Nicole  Pinson  UF/IFAS Extension Hillsborough County  New Outcomes of Environmental Volunteer Programs  View PDF
Carlos  Pulido  SERC  Distribution of Woody Vegetation in the Short-Hydroperiod Marl Prairie Grasslands  
Zacharias  Quinn  University of Florida  Making the Everglades Work View PDF
Laura  Reynolds  Conservation Concepts LLC  Future Impacts on Biscayne Bay of Extended Operation of Turkey Point Cooling Canals  View PDF
Jonathan  Rodemann  Florida International University  Disturbance-Driven Seascape Change in Florida Bay: A Remote Sensing Approach   
Carmen  Rodriguez  FAU- Pine Jog EE center  Partnering with PreK-12 STEM Education to Propagate, Track Establishment and Monitor Survivorship of Native Plants in Florida  View PDF
Pablo  Ruiz  National Park Service  The Everglades National Park and Big Cypress National Preserve Vegetation Mapping Project   
Josue  Sandoval  Florida International University  Increased Tree Mortality Within Tree Islands Post-Hurricane Disturbance  View PDF
Fabiola  Santamaria  South Florida Water Management District Landscape Budget Models of Water, Sediment, and Sediment-P Across The L67C Canal-Backfill Treatment Areas  View PDF
Nathan  Schwartz  University of Florida  Modeling Green Iguana Populations Before And After Removals   
David Serrano Broward College  Establishment of the Broward College Herbarium: Mission Goals & Timeline  View PDF
Dilip  Shinde  Everglades National Park  Modeling of Alligator Nest Sighting for Resource Management in Everglades National Park   
Bethany  Stackhouse  U.S. Geological Survey Molluscan and Seagrass Response Post 2015 Die-off Event in Florida Bay   
Ulrich  Stingl  University of Florida,FLREC  Re-Modelling of Foliar Lipids in Thalassia testudinum (Turtlegrass) Allows For Growth in Phosphorous Deplete Conditions   
Georgio  Tachiev  GIT CONSULTING LLC  M3ENP_SF - An Integrated Surface and Subsurface Hydrologic and Hydrodynamic Model of The Everglades National Park  View PDF
Georgio  Tachiev  GIT CONSULTING LLC  M3ENP Model of Flow and Transport in The Everglades National Park  View PDF
Kelly  Ugarelli  University of Florida  The Microbial Communities of Leaves and Roots Associated with Turtle Grass and Manatee Grass Differ From Seawater and Sediment Communities, but are Similar Between Species  View PDF
Lilit  Vardanyan  University of Florida  Influence of Vegetation on Organic Phosphorus Forms in Wetland Soils  View PDF
Mackenzie  Vecchio  Florida Atlantic University  Non-Invasive Investigation of the Internal Structure of Tree Trunks Using High-Resolution Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) Measurements  View PDF
Natasha  Viadero  Florida International University Bass in the Coast: Patterns of Seasonal Habitat Use By Florida Largemouth Bass in the Upper Shark River, Everglades National Park   
Rosario  Vidales  Florida International University  Quantifying Intraspecific Variation of Red Mangrove Leaf Traits in the Southeast Saline Everglades  View PDF
Kathy  Worley  Conservancy of Southwest Florida  Invasive Non-Native Species May Confound Bio-Indicator Evaluations in the Picayune Strand Restoration Project Area   
Boya  Zhang  Florida International University  Space-Based Monitoring of Temporal Water Level Variations in the South Florida Everglades Ecosystem Using Sentinel-1 SAR Observations  View PDF

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