About Us

​Principal Investigators

​Christopher McVoy, Ph.D.
Long Slough Research
Lake Worth, Florida
Jim Brock
Rapid Creek Research, Inc.
Boise, Idaho
​​Desert Research Institute
Reno, Nevada

John Kominoski
Florida International University
Miami, Florida

South Florida Water Management District
Everglades National Park
The Miccosukee Tribe of Florida


Dan Barnett, Provided photographs
We thank the Osceola Panther Airboat concession staff for their kind support.
We thank numerous volunteers for assistance constructing and maintaining the research platform.


The Floccometer 101 Platform is located in southern Water Conservation Area 3A about 1 mile north of the S-12C structure along US Highway 41 (Tamiami Trail). 
The S-12 structures (A, B, C, and D) along with the S-333 structure regulate flow out of Water Conservation Area 3A and into Everglades National Park.

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The Floccometer

A Long Term Research Site in the Ridge and Slough Everglades

Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA