Program Info

Website
https://floridadep.gov/rcp/nerr-rookery-bay
Region(s)
SW
Summary
Seagrass ecology, water quality
Parameters
Water depth (m), seagrass species, abundance and total percentage cover (modified Braun-Blanquet), epiphyte presence/absence, sediment type, salinity (ppt), dissolved oxygen (% and mg/L), conductivity (ms/cm), specific conductivity (ms/cm), temperature (C), PAR (surface, mid-water column and bottom), color (mg/L), turbidity (FTU), secchi depth (m)
Notes
Application
To provide scientists, resource managers, legislators, and other stakeholders a summary of the status of seagrasses in Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve.
Publications
Reports https://myfwc.com/media/11888/ten-thousand-islands.pdf; https://myfwc.com/media/11877/rookery-bay.pdf
Start
1998
End
2005
Frequency
Annual
Method
fixed-transect modified Braun-Blanquet methodology
Discontinuity
Start date specifics: Johnson Bay (2000), Cape Romano (1998), Cocohatchee River (2001). End date specifics: Current, Johnson Bay (2005), Cape Romano (2005).
Data Location
Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve
Data Format
Excel
Excel
Habitats
Submerged Aquatic Vegetation Water Column
SEACAR Citation
Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP); Office of Resilience and Coastal Protection (RCP); Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. (2005). Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Seagrass Monitoring. Updated 06/30/2020. Distributed by: SEACAR Data Discovery Interface, Office of Resilience and Coastal Protection, Florida Department of Environmental Protection. https://data.florida-seacar.org/programs/details/572
Alternative Citation

indicates priority attributes

Contacts
Jill Schmid

GIS Specialist

jill.schmid@dep.state.fl.us

239-530-5968

Export Standardized Data

Habitat(s) : Indicator(s) Last Updated File Download
Submerged Aquatic Vegetation : Percent Cover 04/15/24 11:44 AM Download File - SAV - 572.txt
Water Column : Water Quality, Water Clarity 04/15/24 11:44 AM Download File - Discrete WQ - 572.txt
DIP Document N/A Download File - DIP

Office of Resilience and Coastal Protection Managed Areas

Rookery Bay, Rookery Bay NERR

Indicators

Indicator
Submerged Aquatic Vegetation - Percent Cover
Water Column - Water Quality
Water Column - Water Clarity

Documentation and Data provided by program

File Type File Name Added On Details
Data Indicator Data.zip 09/24/18 10:12 AM View Details
GIS GIS Data.zip 09/24/18 10:12 AM View Details
Logo DEP_logo_2019.png 04/08/19 01:57 PM View Details
Logo RookeryBayNERR.png 09/24/18 10:12 AM View Details
Protocols RBNERR_seagrass monitoring summary.pdf 08/22/19 02:08 PM View Details
Report Reports.zip 09/24/18 10:12 AM View Details