• Dry Tortugas

    Dry Tortugas

    National Park Florida

Technical Reports

Available for Download

 
Cover image of Dry Tortugas NP Geologic Resources Inventory Report

Dry Tortugas National Park
Geologic Resources Inventory Report, Revised April 2014

Natural Resource Report NPS/NRSS/GRD/NRR—2014/809

This report discusses the geologic features, processes, and history of Dry Tortugas National Park. Download (PDF, 8.1 MB)

 
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Natural Resource Condition Assessment: 2012
Natural Resource Report NPS/DRTO/NRR—2012/558
This report characterizes and assesses the condition of coastal water resources within Dry Tortugas National Park. Download (PDF, 8.6 MB)

 
Dry Tortugas RNA 5-year report

Research Natural Area 5-Year Report
This report summarizes the implementation of the science plan developed in 2007 to assess the efficacy of the Research Natural Area of Dry Tortugas National Park through 2012. Download (PDF, 8.6 MB)

 
Dry Tortugas RNA 3-year report

Research Natural Area 3-Year Report
This report summarizes the implementation of the science plan developed in 2007 to assess the efficacy of the Research Natural Area of Dry Tortugas National Park through 2010. Download (PDF, 2.5 MB)

 
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Research Natural Area Science Plan
This report presents a science plan developed by the National Park Service and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission in 2007 that is being used to assess the effectiveness of the Research Natural Area of Dry Tortugas National Park. Download (PDF, 1.9 MB)

Did You Know?

Loggerhead Light

The Carnegie Institute's Laboratory for Marine Biology was established among the Dry Tortugas in 1905. Based on Loggerhead Key, this research facility laid the foundation for 20th century tropical marine science, with an emphasis on coral reef systems.