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I. What is the Everglades?
II. The cause of the deterioration of the Everglades
1. Central and South Florida Project
A. Reduction in size
1. Smaller head exerting pressure against salt water intrusion
2. Reduced and changed ecosystems
B. Change in chemical makeup
IV. Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP)
1. Provide flood control
2. Maintain drinking water supply
3. Revive ecosystems
B. Potential Effects
1. Increased water flow
2. Further damage?
3. Beyond the Everglades
Bottcher, A.B. Everglades Agricultural Area(EAA): Water, Soil, Crop, and Environmental Management. Gainsville University Press of Florida. 1994.
Doherty, Brian. "Murky Water." Reason. November 2002. Vol. 34. Issue 6. p. 12-13
"Everglades Hydrology, The." http://www.eng.fiu/evrglads/engineer/hydrolog.htm
"FAQ: What You Should Know About the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan." http://www.evergladesplan.org/resources/faqs.cfm
"Going with the Flow." Economist. Jan 18, 2003. Vol. 366. Issue 8307. p. 34.
Hervic, Joelle. "Water, Water Everywhere?" The Florida Bar Journal. December 2002. p. 78-81
"History of the Everglades National Park." http://www.eng.fiu.edu/evrglads/introenp/history.htm
McIntosh, Phyllis. "Reviving the Everglades." National Parks. Jan/Feb 2002. Vol. 76. Issue 1/2. p. 30-35
Scully, Malcom G. "Restoring the Fragile Everglades Forevermore." Chronicle of Higher Education. Jan 12, 2001. Vol. 47. Issue 18. p. B14.
Todd, Kim. "Who Gets the Water?" Sierra. January 2003. Vol. 88. Issue 1. p.10-11
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