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Finkl 1983, 2000; Finkl and Charlier 2003, 2005; Finkl et al. 2005a; LaPointe et al. 1990; SFWMD 1993). g. Finkl and Krupa 2003) that degrade coastal waters. Causes of the problem and the mechanics of polluted discharge along the coast (Fig. 3) are detailed below in terms of land use (and abuse) practices on the coastal plain that directly impact the integrity of coastal ecosystems. 1 Impacts of Soil Amendments Historically, the Florida Everglades (Fig. 6 million hectares (16,188 km2) (Reddy and DeLaune 2008).

Reclamation efforts in the Everglades began in 1881 with the construction of an 18-km long canal from Lake Okeechobee towards Miami (Blake 1980). W. Finkl and C. Makowski the system known as the Central and Southern Florida Project for Flood Control and Other Purposes (C & SF Project), which was authorized by Congress in 1948. 5-m high perimeter levees and borrow canals from Lake Okeechobee to the coast. These levees, the eastern boundaries of the WCAs, stopped the sheet flow from the Everglades towards the urbanizing coastal area.

8 shows the juxtaposition of the EAA (sugar cane farming) and the Florida Everglades, separated by dikes and drainage canals. In 1903, the Miami Canal was the first canal to cut through an elevated coastal rockland known as the Atlantic Coastal Ridge. 4) and its overflow waters controlled by a system of seven drainage canals (Cooper and Lane 1987). g. Finkl 1995). The present network of primary and secondary canals is managed by the South Florida Water Management District and counties. Canal water levels are maintained by operation of pump stations and control structures.

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