Springs of Florida

Scott, Thomas M. and Means, Guy H. and Meegan, Rebecca P. and Means, Ryan C. and Upchurch, Sam and Copeland, R.E. and Jones, James and Roberts, Tina and Willet, Alan (2004) Springs of Florida. Tallahassee, FL, Florida Geological Survey, (Bulletin - Florida Geological Survey, 66)

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bulletin which documented the major and important springs in the state (Ferguson et al., 1947). This publication was revised in 1977, with many previously undocumented springs and many new water-quality analyses being added (Rosenau et al., 1977). The Florida Geological Survey's report on first magnitude springs (Scott et al., 2002) was the initial step in once again updating and revising the Springs of Florida bulletin. The new bulletin includes the spring descriptions and water-quality analyses from Scott et al. (2002). Nearly 300 springs were described in 1977. As of 2004, more than 700 springs have been recognized in the state and more are reported each year. To date, 33 first magnitude springs (with a flow greater than 100 cubic feet per second or approximately 64.6 million gallons of water per day) have been recognized in Florida, more than any other state or country (Rosenau et al., 1977). Our springs are a unique and invaluable natural resource. A comprehensive understanding of the spring systems will provide the basis for their protection and wise use. (Document pdf contains 677 pages)

Item Type: Monograph or Serial Issue
Title: Springs of Florida
Personal Creator/Author:
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Scott, Thomas M.
Means, Guy H.
Meegan, Rebecca P.
Means, Ryan C.
Upchurch, Sam
Copeland, R.E.
Jones, James
Roberts, Tina
Willet, Alan
Series Name: Bulletin - Florida Geological Survey
Number: 66
Date: 2004
Publisher: Florida Geological Survey
Place of Publication: Tallahassee, FL
Issuing Agency: Florida Geological Survey
Additional Information: Version 1.1 Revised October 12, 2004
Uncontrolled Keywords: Florida; Springs
Subjects: Limnology
Item ID: 1284
Depositing User: Stephanie Haas
Date Deposited: 23 Sep 2008 16:50
Last Modified: 29 Sep 2011 20:52
URI: http://aquaticcommons.org/id/eprint/1284

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