Tampa Bay Water Atlas

Tampa Bay Water Atlas

The Tampa Bay Water Atlas is a collaborative effort between the University of South Florida Water Institute, TBEP, and our local partners. The Water Atlas is a data repository to help researchers, resource managers, and the general public better understand and...
GIS Library

GIS Library

GIS & Data Files Edit DateCategoryNameLinkMetadata 2013-02-26TBEP BoundariesTBEP Watershed Boundary as a Single PolygonGet Shapefile 2013-02-26TBEP BoundariesOriginal Bay Segment ZonelinesGet ShapefileGet Metadata 2013-02-26TBEP BoundariesBay Segment Boundaries w/...
Tampa Bay Nekton Index

Tampa Bay Nekton Index

Overview The Tampa Bay Nekton Index (TBNI) is a multimetric assessment method that quantifies the ecological health of the nekton community (fish and selected invertebrates) in Tampa Bay. The TBNI uses catch data from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation...
tbeptools

tbeptools

The tbeptools R package is an open-source software program to read, analyze, and visualize data used by TBEP. Many of the data tools on our web page depend on functions within the tbeptools package to work with the raw data provided from our partners. Although...
Tidal Creek Assessment

Tidal Creek Assessment

Overview Tidal creeks or tributaries are essential habitats in the Tampa Bay estuary and are important focal points for understanding watershed inputs that affect water quality. A fundamental goal of the Tampa Bay Estuary Program is to develop effective nutrient...
Water Quality Report Card

Water Quality Report Card

Overview The environmental recovery of Tampa Bay is an exceptional success story for coastal water quality management. Nitrogen loads in the mid 1970s have been estimated at 8.2 million kg/yr, with 5.5 million kg/yr entering the upper bay alone. Reduced water clarity...