TABLE 5-1 Status of Developing and Review of Ecological Models for CERP Planning

Model Lead (Point of Contact) Accepts 2X2 Input Accepts RSM Input
Ecological Models
Alligator Habitat Suitability Index Model ENP-SFNRC w/Brandt-Mazzotti (D. Shinde) Yes Yes (converted RSM)
Amphibian Community Species JEM-USGS (H. Waddle, S. Under Yes (converted
Richness (v.2.0.0) Romanach) way RSM)
Biscayne Bay Nearshore SAV UM (R. Santos, D. Lirman) Yes Yes
Cape Sable Seaside Sparrow Hydrologic USACE/ENP-SFNRC (D. Yes Yes
Impact Evaluator (HIE) Donalson)
Estuarine Prey Fish Biomass (v.1.0.0) JEM-Audubon (J. Lorenz, S. Romanach) No No
Everglades Landscape Model (v.3.8.4) UF (C. Fitz) Yes Yes
Everglades Vegetation Landscape Succession (v. 1.1) ENP-SFNRC (L. Pearlstine) Yes Yes (converted RSM)
Florida Bay SAV SFWMD Yes Yes
Juvenile Spotted Seatrout NOAA-NMFS (C. Kelble) Yes Yes
Juvenile Spotted Seatrout ENP-SFNRC based on Ault et al. Yes n/a
Mangrove Fish NOAA-NMFS Yes Yes
Prey-Based Freshwater Fish Density USACE/ENP-SFNRC (J. Yes Yes
Performance Measure Trexler, D. Donalson)
Roseate Spoonbill Landscape Suitability JEM- Audubon (J. Lorenz, No No
Index (v.1.0.0) S. Romanach)
Slough Vegetation Performance Measure ENP-SFNRC (M. Zimmerman, G. Reynolds) Yes Yes
Southwest Florida Feasibility Study UF (F. Mazzotti, L. Brandt) No No
Amphibian Community Habitat
Suitability Index
Southwest Florida Feasibility Study UF (F. Mazzotti, L. Brandt) No No
Aquatic Fauna Communities Habitat
Suitability Index
Southwest Florida Feasibility Study UF (F. Mazzotti, L. Brandt) No No
Large Mammal Connectivity
Southwest Florida Feasibility Study UF (F. Mazzotti, L. Brandt) No No
Wading Birds Landscape Suitability Index
Wood Stork Foraging Suitability ENP-SFNRC (L. Pearlstine, A.Lo Galbo, S. Romanach) Yes Planned

a ELM has been approved for water quality and hydrology applications at a project-level for Decomp. This model has not gone through the USACE ecosystem outputs model approval process with regard to ecological parameters, even though the model has been positively reviewed by an independent panel (Mitsch et al., 2007).

NOTE: This table is intended to provide information about ecological models linked with hydrologic models, and whether they have been used in CERP projects. Information is from



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