1) Determining the response of mangrove forests to disturbance and sea-level rise. 2) Looking for evidence of historic fires in freshwater wetlands in ENP.
Everglades National Park, FL
This fieldtrip will undertake regularly quarterly sampling of Sediment Erosion Tables (SET) in Everglades NP and collect sediment cores to use in reconstructing fire history in several locations in the Park.
1) Change in wetland surface elevation 2) For the cores: grain size, organic / inorganic matter content, bulk density, presence-absence of charcoal fragments