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Urban Forest Ecological Analysis

Andreu, Michael G., Fox, D., Landry, Shawn M., Zipperer, W., & Hament, C. (2017). Urban Forest Ecological Analysis. Gainesville. Fl City of Gainesville
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The Importance of Traditional Ecological Knowledge in Agro-ecological Systems in Peru

Saylor, Christina, Alsharif, Kamal, & Torres, Hannah. (2017). The Importance of Traditional Ecological Knowledge in Agro-ecological Systems in Peru. International Journal of Biodiversity Science, Ecosystem Services & Management. 13150. 161.
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The Grandest Challenge of All: The Role of Environmental Engineering to Achieve Sustainability in the World’s Developing Regions

Mihelcic, J.R., Naughton, C.C., Verbyla, M.E., Zhang, Q., Oakley, S.M., Schweitzer, R.W., Wells, E.C., & Whiteford, L.M. (2017). The Grandest Challenge of All: The Role of Environmental Engineering to Achieve Sustainability in the World’s Developing Regions. Environmental Engineering Science. 34 (1).. .
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How Does Scale of Implementation Impact the Environmental Sustainability of Wastewater Treatment Integrated with Resource Recovery?

Cornejo, P.K., Zhang, Q., & Mihelcic, J.R. (2016). How Does Scale of Implementation Impact the Environmental Sustainability of Wastewater Treatment Integrated with Resource Recovery?. Environmental Science & Technology. 50 (13).6680. 6689.
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Managing Microbial Risks from Indirect Wastewater Reuse for Irrigation in Urbanizing Watersheds

Verbyla, M.E., Symonds, E.M., Kafle, R.C., Cairns, M.C., Iriarte, M., Guzman, M., Coronado, O., Breitbart, M., Ledo, C., & Mihelcic, J.R. (2016). Managing Microbial Risks from Indirect Wastewater Reuse for Irrigation in Urbanizing Watersheds. Environmental Science & Technology. 50 (13).66803. 6813.
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Defluoridation of groundwater using granular aluminum-coated bauxite: Optimization of synthesis process conditions and equilibrium study

Salifua, A., Petrusevski, P., Mwampashia, E.S., Pazia, I.A., Ghebremichael, K., Buamah, R., Aubryd, C., Amy, G.L., & Kenedy, M.D. (2016). Defluoridation of groundwater using granular aluminum-coated bauxite: Optimization of synthesis process conditions and equilibrium study. Journal of Environmental Management. 118108. 117.
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Landscaping practices, community perceptions, and social indicators for stormwater nonpoint source pollution management

Persaud, Ann, Alsharif, Kamal, Monaghan, Paul, Akiwumi, Fenda, Morera, Maria, & Ott, Emily . (2016). Landscaping practices, community perceptions, and social indicators for stormwater nonpoint source pollution management. Sustainable Cities and Society. 27377. 385.
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Reflecting on Resilience in Broward County, Florida: A Newspaper Content Analysis About Hurricane Wilma Recovery

Torres, Hannah, & Alsharif, Kamal. (2016). Reflecting on Resilience in Broward County, Florida: A Newspaper Content Analysis About Hurricane Wilma Recovery. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction. 1936. 46.
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Evaluation of Atmospheric Correction Methods in Identifying Urban Tree Species with WorldView-2 Imagery

Pu, Ruiliang, Landry, Shawn M., & Zhang, Jingcheng. (2015). Evaluation of Atmospheric Correction Methods in Identifying Urban Tree Species with WorldView-2 Imagery. Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing. 8 (5).1886. 1897.
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Mangrove and Mangrove-Fringe Wetlands in Ostional, Nicaragua: Current Conditions and Pathways Forward

Rains, Kai, & Rains, Mark. (2015). Mangrove and Mangrove-Fringe Wetlands in Ostional, Nicaragua: Current Conditions and Pathways Forward. Tampa. Fl University of South Florida
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Integrated Water Resources Management

Ghebremichael, K., Eckart, J., Khatri, K., & Vairavamoorthy, K. (2015). Integrated Water Resources Management. . Routledge
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Impact of incomplete mixing in the prediction of chlorine residuals in municipal water distribution systems

Mompremier. R, Fuentes Mariles O.A., Pelletier G., & Ghebremichael K. (2015). Impact of incomplete mixing in the prediction of chlorine residuals in municipal water distribution systems. Journal of Water Supply: Research and Technology- AQUA. 64 (8).904. 914.
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Mapping Forest Leaf Area Index Using Reflectance and Textural Information Derived from WorldView-2 Imagery in a Mixed Natural Forest Area in Florida, USA

Pu, R., & J. Cheng. (2015). Mapping Forest Leaf Area Index Using Reflectance and Textural Information Derived from WorldView-2 Imagery in a Mixed Natural Forest Area in Florida, USA. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation. 4211. 23.
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Lead (Pb) Contamination of Self-Supply Groundwater Systems in Coastal Madagascar and Predictions of Blood Lead Levels in Exposed Children

Akers, D.B., MacCarthy, M.F., Cunningham, J.A., Annis, J., & Mihelcic, J.R. (2015). Lead (Pb) Contamination of Self-Supply Groundwater Systems in Coastal Madagascar and Predictions of Blood Lead Levels in Exposed Children. Environmental Science & Technology. 49 (5).2685. 2693.
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Geographically isolated wetlands: rethinking a misnomer

Mushet DM, Calhoun AJK, Alexander LC, Cohen MJ, DeKeyser ES, Fowler L, Lane CR, Lang MW, Rains MC, & Walls SC. (2015). Geographically isolated wetlands: rethinking a misnomer. Wetlands. . .
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Environmental Engineering: Fundamentals, Sustainability, Design

Mihelcic, J.R., & J.B. Zimmerman. (2014). Environmental Engineering: Fundamentals, Sustainability, Design. . John Wiley & Sons
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Estimating greenhouse gas emissions for water reuse and desalination facilities

Cornejo, P.K., Santana, M.V.E., Hokanson, D.R., Mihelcic, J.R., & Zhang, Q. (2014). Estimating greenhouse gas emissions for water reuse and desalination facilities. Journal of Water Reuse and Desalination. 4 (4).238. 252.
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Assessment of a Countywide Stormwater Pond Improvement Program

Betts, Anthony , & Alsharif, Kamal. (2014). Assessment of a Countywide Stormwater Pond Improvement Program. Urban Water Journal. . .
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Tidal Stream Assessment Report for Southwest Florida

Tidal Stream Assessment Report for Southwest Florida. 2014, http://www.sarasota.wateratlas.usf.edu/tidal-stream-assessments
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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.

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Catalog of Florida Monitoring Programs (""Water-CAT"")

Catalog of Florida Monitoring Programs (""Water-CAT""). 2014, http://water-cat.usf.edu
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This online, searchable database answers the questions "who, what, where, when and why?" for water resource managers, researchers and citizens. It contains "metadata" acquired directly from organizations performing water resource monitoring, or indirectly via regulatory agencies that receive routine submissions of monitoring data. The primary goal of the project is to make it easier for water resource managers to coordinate their efforts and share information.

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Tampa Tree Map Website

Tampa Tree Map Website. 2013, http://www.tampatreemap.usf.edu
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TampaTreeMap is a web-based map and database that enables everyone to collaboratively create an accurate and informative inventory of the trees in the City of Tampa and on the campus of the University of South Florida. The TampaTreeMap is based on open source software that originated from the Urban Forest Map project in San Francisco and was subsequently developed by Azavea, a Philadelphia-based software design and development firm.


Équité environnementale et distribution spatiale de la végétation dans et autour les îlots résidentiels à Montréal : une double iniquité?

Apparicio, Philippe, Séguin, Anne-Marie, Pham, Thi-Thanh-Hiên, & Landry, Shawn M. (2013). Équité environnementale et distribution spatiale de la végétation dans et autour les îlots résidentiels à Montréal : une double iniquité?. Cahiers de géographie du Québec. 57 (161).215. 237.
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Using net wetland loss, current wetland condition, and planned future watershed condition for wetland conservation planning and prioritization

Rains, Mark, Landry, Shawn M., Rains, Kai, Seidel, Valerie, & Crisman, Thomas. (2013). Using net wetland loss, current wetland condition, and planned future watershed condition for wetland conservation planning and prioritization. Wetlands. 33 (5).949. 963.
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Evolution of the oxbow morphology of the Caloosahatchee River in South Florida

Delhomme, Chloe, Alsharif, Kamal, & Capece, John . (2013). Evolution of the oxbow morphology of the Caloosahatchee River in South Florida. Applied Geography. 39104. 117.
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The Effectiveness of Water Irrigation Policies for Residential Turfgrass

Lin, Ozan, & Alsharif, Kamal. (2013). The Effectiveness of Water Irrigation Policies for Residential Turfgrass. Land Use Policy. 31378. 384.
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Predictors of the distribution of street and backyard vegetation in Montreal, Canada

Pham, Thi-Thanh-Hiên, Apparicio, Philippe, Landry, Shawn M., Séguin, Anne-Marie, & Gagnon, Martin. (2013). Predictors of the distribution of street and backyard vegetation in Montreal, Canada. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening. 12 (1).18. 27.
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Characterization of Storm Water–Suspended Sediments and Phosphorus in an Urban Catchment in Florida.

Arias, M.E., Brown, M.T., & Sansalone, J.J. (2013). Characterization of Storm Water–Suspended Sediments and Phosphorus in an Urban Catchment in Florida.. Journal of Environmental Engineering . 139 (2).. .
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A protocol for improving mapping and assessing of seagrass abundance along the West Central Coast of Florida using Landsat TM and EO-1ALI/Hyperion images

Pu, R., & S. Bell. (2013). A protocol for improving mapping and assessing of seagrass abundance along the West Central Coast of Florida using Landsat TM and EO-1ALI/Hyperion images. Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing. 83116. 129.
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City of Tampa 2011 Urban Forest Analysis: The Structure, Composition, Function and Economic Benefits of Trees and the Urban Forest. Final Report to the City of Tampa, September 2013

Landry, Shawn M., Andreu, Michael G., Northrop, Robert J., & Rhodes, Carolyn C. (2013). City of Tampa 2011 Urban Forest Analysis: The Structure, Composition, Function and Economic Benefits of Trees and the Urban Forest. Final Report to the City of Tampa, September 2013.
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The City of Tampa Urban Ecological Assessment provides a detailed scientific look into the economic and ecological values of the City of Tampa’s urban forest. This report provides detailed information about the distribution of Tampa’s tree canopy cover, results of extensive field sampling that describe forest composition, structure and health, and model results that quantify the economic benefits and ecosystem services provided by Tampa’s urban forest.

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City of Tampa Urban Forest Management Plan

Northrop, Robert J., Beck, Kathy, Irving, Rob, Landry, Shawn M., & Andreu, Michael G. (2013). City of Tampa Urban Forest Management Plan.
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This strategic plan for the management of Tampa’s urban forest addresses the numerous challenges to growing and maintaining a healthy urban forest in an efficient manner. It was developed with a 20-year planning horizon to meets the challenge of programmatic continuity by planning on a long time framework. It provides guidance for intermediate 5-year city-wide work planning as well as direct input into short-term annual departmental operational plans and decision-making.

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Prioritizing Habitat Restoration Goals in the Tampa Bay Watershed

Landry, Shawn M., Rains, Mark, Seidel, Valerie, & Crisman, Thomas. (2012). Prioritizing Habitat Restoration Goals in the Tampa Bay Watershed.
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This report summarizes ecological, hydrological, econometric and GIS analyses of freshwater wetland habitats in the Tampa Bay Estuary Program's study area. It maps historical changes from 1950-2007, identifies changes in quality and function of wetland habitats, describes tools developed to assess wetland quality, and describes the results obtained by using the assessment tools. Econometric modeling was employed to assess economic viability of future restoration/mitigation/preservation targets.

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Efficient algorithms for modeling the transport and biodegradation of chlorinated ethenes in groundwater

Mendoza-Sanchez I, & Cunningham JA. (2012). Efficient algorithms for modeling the transport and biodegradation of chlorinated ethenes in groundwater. Transport in Porous Media. 92 (1).165. 185.
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Sustainability Analysis of Community Managed Water Systems in the Developing World

Schweitzer, R.W., & J.R. Mihelcic. (2012). Sustainability Analysis of Community Managed Water Systems in the Developing World. Journal of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Development. 2 (1).20. 30.
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Discrimination of seagrass species and cover classes with in situ hyperspectral data

Pu, R., S. Bell, L. Baggett, C. Meyer, & Y. Zhao. (2012). Discrimination of seagrass species and cover classes with in situ hyperspectral data. Journal of Coastal Research. 28 (6).1330. 1344.
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Comparative treatment performance and hydraulic characteristics of pumice and sand biofilters for point-of-use water treatment

Ghebremichael, K., Wassala, L., Kennedy, M., & Graham, N. (2012). Comparative treatment performance and hydraulic characteristics of pumice and sand biofilters for point-of-use water treatment. Journal of Water Supply: Research and Technology- AQUA. 6 (4).201. 209.
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Spatial distribution of vegetation in Montreal: An uneven distribution or environmental inequity?

Pham, Thi-Thanh-Hiên, Apparicio, Philippe, Séguin, Anne-Marie, Landry, Shawn M., & Gagnon, Martin. (2012). Spatial distribution of vegetation in Montreal: An uneven distribution or environmental inequity?. Landscape and Urban Planning. 107 (3).214. 224.
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Lake Performance Differences in Response to Land Use and Water Quality: A Data Envelopment Analysis

Alsharif, Kamal, & Fouad, Geoffrey. (2012). Lake Performance Differences in Response to Land Use and Water Quality: A Data Envelopment Analysis. Lake and Reservoir Management. 28 (2).130. 141.
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A comparative analysis of high spatial resolution IKONOS and WorldView-2 imagery for mapping urban tree species

Pu, Ruiliang, & Landry, Shawn M. (2012). A comparative analysis of high spatial resolution IKONOS and WorldView-2 imagery for mapping urban tree species. Remote Sensing of Environment. 124516. 533.
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Object-based urban detailed land cover classification with high spatial resolution IKONOS imagery

Pu, Ruiliang, Landry, Shawn M., & Yu, Qiuyan. (2011). Object-based urban detailed land cover classification with high spatial resolution IKONOS imagery. International Journal of Remote Sensing. 32 (12).3285. 3308.
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Charlotte Harbor Water Atlas

Charlotte Harbor Water Atlas. University of South Florida, 2011, http://www.chnep.wateratlas.usf.edu
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This interactive web-based atlas is an information gateway for citizens interested in the health of the Charlotte Harbor watershed, which encompasses all or part of seven counties and stretches from coastal Lee County north and east to include part of Polk County. Its geographic coverage includes the study area of the Charlotte Harbor National Estuary Program, a regional alliance that is part of the US Environmental Protection Agency's National Estuary Program.

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Alabama Plant Atlas

Alabama Plant Atlas. University of South Florida, 2010, http://www.floraofalabama.org
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The Alabama Plant Atlas is a joint effort by the Alabama Herbarium Consortium (AHC) and The University of West Alabama to provide users with a comprehensive searchable database of plants that occur in the state of Alabama. It provides a source of information for each species including the distribution within the state using historical and recent data.

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Use of Side-scanning Sonar Equipment to Image Physical Impacts of Recreational Boating on Seagrass Beds in Cockroach Bay, Florida

Eilers, David, Griffin, Jim, & University of South Florida. (2010). Use of Side-scanning Sonar Equipment to Image Physical Impacts of Recreational Boating on Seagrass Beds in Cockroach Bay, Florida.
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Project report describing the equipment, procedures, benefits, and limitations of a technique to add side-scanning sonar during bathymetry collection to detect and map seagrass scars in Cockroach Bay, in Lower Tampa Bay.

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Effect of pore velocity on the biodegradation of cis-dichloroethene (DCE) in column experiments

Mendoza-Sanchez I, Autenrieth RL, McDonald TJ, & Cunningham JA. (2010). Effect of pore velocity on the biodegradation of cis-dichloroethene (DCE) in column experiments. Biodegradation. 21 (3).365. 377.
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The impact of land development regulation on residential tree cover: An empirical evaluation using high-resolution IKONOS imagery

Landry, Shawn M., & Pu, Ruiliang. (2010). The impact of land development regulation on residential tree cover: An empirical evaluation using high-resolution IKONOS imagery. Landscape and Urban Planning. 94 (2).94. 104.
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Construction and Stormwater Pollution: Policy, Violations, and Penalties

Alsharif, Kamal. (2010). Construction and Stormwater Pollution: Policy, Violations, and Penalties. Land Use Policy. 27 (2).612. 616.
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Combined natural organic and synthetic inorganic coagulants for surface water treatment

Ghebremichael K., Abaliwano, J. , & Amy, G. (2009). Combined natural organic and synthetic inorganic coagulants for surface water treatment. Journal of Water Supply: Research and Technology—AQUA. 58 (4).267. 276.
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Hillsborough River Watershed Alliance Website

Hillsborough River Watershed Alliance Website. University of South Florida, 2009, http://www.tampabay.wateratlas.usf.edu/HRWA
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This sub-site is part of the Hillsborough County & City of Tampa Water Atlas, and has information pertaining to the HRWA and its Frog Listening Network project, including a calendar, newsletters, sponsor list, and information about the watershed. (NOTE: The HRWA sub-site was moved to the Tampa Bay Water Atlas in 2015 upon the closing of the Hillsborough County Water Atlas.)

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Broadleaf Species Recognition with In Situ Hyperspectral Data

Pu, R. (2009). Broadleaf Species Recognition with In Situ Hyperspectral Data. International Journal of Remote Sensing. 30 (11).2759. 2779.
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Field Guide in Environmental Engineering for Development Workers: Water, Sanitation, Indoor Air, American Society of Civil Engineers

Mihelcic, J.R., E.A. Myre, L.M. Fry, L.D. Phillips, & B.D. Barkdoll. (2009). Field Guide in Environmental Engineering for Development Workers: Water, Sanitation, Indoor Air, American Society of Civil Engineers.
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Street trees and equity: evaluating the spatial distribution of an urban amenity

Landry, Shawn M., & Chakraborty, Jay. (2009). Street trees and equity: evaluating the spatial distribution of an urban amenity. Environment and Planning A. 41 (11).2651. 2670.
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A Report on the City of Tampa's Existing and Possible Urban Tree Canopy

Landry, Shawn M., Andreu, Michael G., Friedman, Melissa H., & Northrop, Robert J. (2009). A Report on the City of Tampa's Existing and Possible Urban Tree Canopy. Tampa. Fl City of Tampa
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The analysis of Tampa’s existing and possible urban tree canopy was completed as a follow-up to the City of Tampa Urban Ecological Analysis conducted in 2006-2007. Our goal was to leverage the high resolution geospatial datasets developed during the Urban Ecological Analysis to compute UTC metrics at the parcel level and summarize this information both by land use and by spatial distribution.

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Sustainability of Wastewater Treatment Technologies

Muga, H.E., & J.R. Mihelcic. (2008). Sustainability of Wastewater Treatment Technologies. Journal of Environmental Management. 88437. 447.
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Spectral Mixture Analysis for Mapping Abundance of Urban Surface Components from the Terra/ASTER Data

Pu, R., P. Gong, R. Michishita, & T. Sasagawa. (2008). Spectral Mixture Analysis for Mapping Abundance of Urban Surface Components from the Terra/ASTER Data. Remote Sensing of Environment. 112939. 954.
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City of Tampa Urban Ecological Analysis 2006-2007: Final Report to the City of Tampa, April 24, 2008

Andreu, Michael G., Friedman, Melissa H., Landry, Shawn M., & Northrop, Robert J. (2008). City of Tampa Urban Ecological Analysis 2006-2007: Final Report to the City of Tampa, April 24, 2008.
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Through a collaborative effort that involved the University of Florida, the University of South Florida, and the Hillsborough County Extension, an extensive inventory of Tampa’s urban forest was undertaken and analyzed during 2007. The inventory provided baseline information on location, composition, structure, and health while the analysis determined ecological function and economic value.

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Governance of Water Supply Systems in the Palestinian Territories: A Data Envelopment Analysis Approach to the Management of Water Resources

Alsharif, Kamal, Feroz, Ehsan, Klemer, Andrew, & Raab, Raymond. (2008). Governance of Water Supply Systems in the Palestinian Territories: A Data Envelopment Analysis Approach to the Management of Water Resources. Journal of Environmental Management. 87 (1).80. 94.
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Manatee County Water Atlas

Manatee County Water Atlas. University of South Florida, 2007, http://www.manatee.wateratlas.usf.edu
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This interactive web-based atlas is designed to provide residents, visitors, and businesses with an easy-to-use tool to access information about the area's water resources. It is suitable for all ages and interest levels, a science-oriented resource that can be utilized by families, students, and professionals.

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Development and Analysis of a 12-year Daily 1-km Forest Fire Data across the North America from NOAA/AVHRR Data

Pu, R., Z. Li, P. Gong, I. Csiszar, R. Fraser, W.-M. Hao, S. Kondragunta, & F. Weng. (2007). Development and Analysis of a 12-year Daily 1-km Forest Fire Data across the North America from NOAA/AVHRR Data. Remote Sensing of Environment. 108198. 208.
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Pinellas County Water Atlas

Pinellas County Water Atlas. University of South Florida, 2007, http://www.pinellas.wateratlas.usf.edu
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This interactive web-based atlas provides information on local water resources, watershed planning, environmental events, a "watershed excursion" feature, and school curriculum. Supplemental sponsorship funding has come from the Pinellas County Environmental Foundation and the Florida Department of Transportation.

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Efficient algorithm for modeling transport in porous media with mass exchange between mobile fluid and reactive stationary media

Mendoza-Sanchez I, & Cunningham JA. (2007). Efficient algorithm for modeling transport in porous media with mass exchange between mobile fluid and reactive stationary media. Transport in Porous Media. 68 (3).285. 300.
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Equivalence of two models for biodegradation during contaminant transport in groundwater

Cunningham JA, & Mendoza-Sanchez I. (2006). Equivalence of two models for biodegradation during contaminant transport in groundwater. Water Resources Research. 42 (2).. .
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Assessment of Multi-Resolution and Multi-Sensor Data for Urban Surface Temperature Retrieval

Pu, R., P. Gong, R. Michishita, & T. Sasagawa. (2006). Assessment of Multi-Resolution and Multi-Sensor Data for Urban Surface Temperature Retrieval. Remote Sensing of Environment. 104211. 225.
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A simple purification and activity assay of the coagulant protein from Moringa oleifera seed

Ghebremichael K., Gunaratna, K. R., Henriksson, H., Brumer, H., & Dalhammar, G. (2005). A simple purification and activity assay of the coagulant protein from Moringa oleifera seed. Water Research. 39 (11).2338. 2344.
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Tampa Bay Estuary Atlas

Tampa Bay Estuary Atlas. University of South Florida, 2005, http://www.tampabay.wateratlas.org
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This interactive web-based atlas is an information gateway for citizens interested in the health of Tampa Bay, Florida's largest open-water estuary. Its geographic coverage includes the study area of the Tampa Bay Estuary Program, a regional alliance that is part of the US Environmental Protection Agency's National Estuary Program.

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Tampa Shoreline Restoration Initiative

University of South Florida. (2004). Tampa Shoreline Restoration Initiative.
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This document is meant to serve as a guide to prioritizing and targeting resources to restore the shoreline owned by Tampa's citizens through the City park system.

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Wavelet transform applied to EO-1 hyperspectral data for forest LAI and crown closure mapping

Pu, R., & P. Gong. (2004). Wavelet transform applied to EO-1 hyperspectral data for forest LAI and crown closure mapping. Remote Sensing of Environment. 91212. 224.
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PlantAtlas.org

PlantAtlas.org. University of South Florida, 2004, http://www.plantatlas.usf.edu
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This is a gateway website that provides access to the Florida, Alabama, and New York online Plant Atlases. These atlases are a source of information useful to anyone who has the need to know the distribution of plants within one of these states.

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New York Flora Atlas

New York Flora Atlas. University of South Florida, 2004, http://newyork.plantatlas.usf.edu
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The New York Flora Atlas is a source of information for the distribution of plants within the state, as well as information on plant habitats, associated ecological communities, and taxonomy. In addition, users can learn about the location of vouchered specimens and see images to get a better visual for each plant.

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Sustainability Science and Engineering: Emergence of a New Metadiscipline

Mihelcic, J.R., J.C. Crittenden, M.J. Small, D.R. Shonnard, D.R. Hokanson, Q. Zhang, H. Chen, S.A. Sorby, V.U. James, J.W. Sutherland, & J.L. Schnoor. (2003). Sustainability Science and Engineering: Emergence of a New Metadiscipline. Environmental Science & Technology. 37 (23).5314. 5324.
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Community Atlas Website

Community Atlas Website. University of South Florida, 2002, http://www.communityatlas.usf.edu
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This is the "umbrella website" established for the Community Atlas program under development at the Florida Center for Community Design and Research. At present there is only one Community Atlas site. It was created for Hillsborough County and sponsored by the Children's Board of Hillsborough County.

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Hillsborough Community Atlas

Hillsborough Community Atlas. 2002, http://www.hillsborough.communityatlas.usf.edu
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The Hillsborough Community Atlas is a website that presents quality-assured data and information concerning community conditions in a format that the public can easily access and understand. Information is presented by community/neighborhood along with detailed explanations of what agency provides the data or service, what the data means, and why it is important.

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City of Tampa Urban Ecological Analysis 1975-1996

Campbell, Kyle, & Landry, Shawn M. (1999). City of Tampa Urban Ecological Analysis 1975-1996. Tampa. Fl City of Tampa
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The Urban Ecological Analysis quantified how Tampa's tree canopy has changed over time, modeled the effects of the forest on the local ecology, and assessed the economic impact of the forest.

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Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants

Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants. University of South Florida, 1999, http://florida.plantatlas.usf.edu
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The Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants provides users with a comprehensive searchable database of vascular plants in the State of Florida. Florida, with over 4,200 species of native or naturalized ferns and seed plants, is the third most floristically diverse state in the United States.

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WaterAtlas.org

WaterAtlas.org. University of South Florida, 1997, http://www.wateratlas.usf.edu
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This is the web portal that provides access to all of the Water Atlas websites. Each Water Atlas is a website that helps communities to make informed decisions by providing up-to-date information on our vital water resources.

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INVITED COMMENTARY: Geographically isolated wetlands are part of the hydrological landscape

Rains MC, Leibowitz SG, Cohen MJ, Creed IF, Golden HE, Jawitz JW, Kalla P, Lane CR, Lang MW, & McLaughlin DL. (). INVITED COMMENTARY: Geographically isolated wetlands are part of the hydrological landscape. Hydrological Processes. 30153. 160.
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Whither the US National Ocean Policy Implementation Plan?

Torres, Hannah, Muller-Karger, Frank , Keys, David, Thornton, Heather, Luther, Mark , & Alsharif, Kamal. (). Whither the US National Ocean Policy Implementation Plan?. Marine Policy . 53198. 212.
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