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Featured pages and tools that you'll find on the Atlas.

How has water quality changed over the past decade? This page tracks the trends of three important measures, the concentrations of Chlorophyll a, Total Nitrogen, and Dissolved Oxygen. Get Started ›

Clear water allows sunlight to penetrate, resulting in abundant seagrass and a healthy ecosystem. This page shows the current and historical status of water clarity in the CHNEP study area. Get Started ›

This multi-agency hydrologic restoration project aims to restore freshwater flow to tidal creeks that flow into Charlotte Harbor. Get Started ›

Learn about the six Aquatic Preserves within the greater Charlotte Harbor estuary complex. Together they cover 160,000 acres of submerged lands, with a watershed that stretches from Polk County west to Sarasota and south to Lee County. Get Started ›

Southwest Florida's tidal creeks are the vital hydrologic link between estuaries and their watersheds. These assessments of selected creeks characterize their vegetation, bathymetry and bottom hardness. Get Started ›