This project involves performing vegetation, bathymetry, and bottom hardness assessment of 16 tidal creeks located within the study areas of the Sarasota Bay, Tampa Bay and Charlotte Harbor National Estuary Programs.

Project Results / Publications:

  • Tidal Stream Assessment Report for Southwest Florida   Link

    The Water Institute tasks included bathymetric mapping, vegetation surveys and habitat assessment. These tasks served as a foundation for anticipated sampling tasks involved in a wider study by other organizations which was to include fish sampling, benthic chlorophyll sampling, macroinvertebrate sampling and water quality sampling.