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Site Description - SRS5
Alias: Gunboat Island
Site status: Active
(Active from March 2000 - )
Latitude: 25.37702258
Longitude: -81.03234716
Size: Approx. 1 ha
Watershed: Shark River Slough
Hydrography: Seasonally driven freshwater inputs and tidally driven oceanic inputs
Topography: Flat, with tidal creek topography
Geology: Limestone bedrock
Soil: Wetland peat, > 1 m thick
Vegetation: Mangrove forest
Habitat: Mangrove wetland, intermediate stature
Climatology: Subtropical moist, with distinctive wet (June-Nov.) and dry (Dec-May) seasons
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