Piney Point Tract Water Features
Water coverage at Piney Point Tract includes Estuarine Coastal Polyhaline Water and Farm Pond/Artificial Pond (Figure 1, Table 1). Estuarine Coastal Polyhaline Water has made a steady march upward through each successive imagery set. Area of Farm Pond/Artificial Pond depends on water being present in the impoundment.
|Table 1. Piney Point Tract Water Features
|Estuarine Coastal Polyhaline Water||7,658.63||44,542.84||52,177.03||61,308.13|
|Farm Pond/Artificial Pond||0.00||3,219.43||18,431.76||3,119.89|
Overview of Water Features
Estuarine Coastal Polyhaline Water
This water feature is present in Indian River Bay and its tributaries. This water has a salinity greater than 17 ppt. The rate of inundation has increased from 1937 to 2012. The rate from 1937-2002 is about 0.14 ac/yr. From 2002-2007 it is about 0.38 ac/yr. From 2007-2012 it is about 0.48 ac/yr. This shows a gradual increase in the rate of rise.
Farm Pond/Artificial Pond
This feature includes isolated freshwater water bodies that are less than 5 acres in size.