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Environmental Quality and Preservation—Reefs, Corals, and Carbonate Sands: Guides to Reef-Ecosystem Health and Environments

USGS Open File Report 00-164

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USGS Open File Report 00-164
"Environmental Quality and Preservation—Reefs, Corals, and Carbonate Sands: Guides to Reef-Ecosystem Health and Environments" is a six-page and one-plate full-color discussion of the distribution and historic vitality of Holocene reefs in South Florida.

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Download the digital data (14 MB ZIP), which contain (1) GIS layers for benthic habitat, depth to Pleistocene surface, and sediment thickness for the Florida Keys offshore region and (2) associated metadata documentation. These are the actual data presented in Professional Paper 1751.

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