The Everglades are unique. There is something about the Everglades that captures our imagination. Maybe it’s their remoteness. Maybe it the quiet. For me, it’s their vastness. But the Everglades are dying. So let me talk about what happened.
CERP GEODETIC VERTICAL CONTROL A Height Modernization Effort
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers P.O. Box 4970 Jacksonville, FL 32232-0019 South Florida Water Management District 3301 Gun Club Road West Palm Beach Fl. To find out more ,visit our website at: www.evergladesplan.org
Management's Vision Project Manager Team Players Standards
Although the goal of the project is the restoration of the everglades it was our job to tie the various project throughout the region with good vertical and horizontal control. As you can see from the map the project cover a much larger area that the true restoration. This is one of the reasons for the establishment of 800 miles of new level lines.
This gravity grid is derived from point values in the NGS gravity database. They impact both the determination of the gravimetric geoid and orthometric heights. Note the purple field at the North end of Lake Okeechobee. It represents a 20 mGal low in the local gravity field.