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Field guide to the major organisms and processes building reefs and islands of the Dry Tortugas: the Carnegie Dry Tortugas Laboratory Centennial Celebration (1905-2005)

Open-File Report 2005-1357

Fish and Wildlife Commission, State of Florida
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Abstract

This guide to the geology and biology of the Dry Tortugas is divided into four sections: 1) geologic and anthropogenic features you will pass on your trip to and from the Tortugas, 2) a summary of items of Tortugas geologic, historic, and human interest and what you will experience at Loggerhead Key while walking and snorkeling, 3) a summary of recent coral-monitoring results, and 4) an Appendix with tributes to some of the significant research accomplishments of researchers at the laboratory between 1905 and 1939.

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Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Field guide to the major organisms and processes building reefs and islands of the Dry Tortugas: the Carnegie Dry Tortugas Laboratory Centennial Celebration (1905-2005)
Series title:
Open-File Report
Series number:
2005-1357
Year Published:
2005
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey
Contributing office(s):
U.S. Geological Survey, St. Petersburg, FL
Description:
vi, 31 p.; Appendix
Time Range Start:
1905-01-01
Time Range End:
2005-10-15
Country:
United States
State:
Florida
Other Geospatial:
Dry Tortugas;Marquesas Keys;The Quicksands;Florida Keys;Loggerhead Key;Key West;Key Largo Limestone