Everglades restoration and sea level rise

Everglades restoration and sea level rise

Monday, June 9, 2014

By Dr. Stephen Davis The topic of sea level rise and its impact on south Florida landscapes is becoming commonplace in the media. This is due in part to the devastation from super storm Sandy in 2012, the increased frequency of “king tide” flood events in low-lying developed areas of south Florida, and scientific reports such … Read More

How will sea-level rise affect the Everglades coastline?

Monday, April 29, 2013

MIAMI, FL — Dr. Stephen Davis and colleagues from Florida International University (FIU), South Florida Water Management District, and Everglades National Park seek to answer this pressing question.  Their approach will draw upon existing information and Everglades monitoring to develop a set of controlled experiments to investigate the effects of sea level rise on mangrove … Read More

Foundation Scientist Returns to Alma Mater for Howard Hughes Seminar

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Everglades Foundation wetland ecologist, Dr. Stephen Davis, recently returned to his scientific roots at Georgetown College, where he received his B.S. degree in Biology and Environmental Science. He was invited by his alma mater to present a distinguished seminar to the Science Program at the small Liberal Arts college in central Kentucky as part of … Read More

Everglades Scientists Gather in the Colorado Rockies

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

From September 9th to 14th, I was among a contingency of Everglades scientists that attended the Long-Term Ecological Research program’s All-Scientists Meeting (LTER ASM) in Estes Park, Colorado — home to the vast and scenic Rocky Mountain National Park. The LTER ASM is a triennial gathering of ecologists, social scientists, science educators, and science communicators … Read More