About the Authors

Mark D. Aurit

Affiliation Tampa Bay Water, Clearwater, Florida, United States of America

Robert O. Peterson

Affiliation Water Resources Bureau, Southwest Florida Water Management District, Brooksville, Florida, United States of America

Justine I. Blanford


Affiliation Department of Geography, GeoVISTA Center and Dutton e-Education Institute, Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MA JIB. Performed the experiments: JIB MA. Analyzed the data: JIB MA. Wrote the paper: JIB MA ROP.