MBARA Reef Survey Worksheet version 1.0

Reef Site Name : Red Dove Reef Depth : 67

Survey Date : 06/10/99 Survey Time : 3:00 PM EST

Weather conditions and sea state : Overcast 1 sea state

Boat Name : High Interest Boat Captain : Keith Neel

Dive Leader : Keith Neel

Dive Team : Chuck Messer

 

Position Readings

Loran Manufacturer & model: Sitex 787C

TD 1 : 14107.4 TD 2: 46843.2

GPS Manufacturer & model: Garmin GPS Map 130

N Lat. : 29 53.524 W Lon. : 85 32.878

Differential GPS Manufacturer & model: none available_____________

N Lat. : _______________________ W Lon. : _____________________

 

In-Water Readings

Water Temp - surface : 80 deg F bottom: 75 deg F

Visibility - surface : 35 bottom: 2

Specific Gravity - surface: ______________ bottom: ________________

Current - direction: ______________ speed : ________________

Thermocline Depth : 55 feet

 

Bottom Composition : mud, in some places 1 foot thick

Reef Materials & Quantity : Reef Balls (Only 2 out of 10 located due to poor visibility. This reef must be surveyed again.

Reef Height (average) : 3 feet

Reef Physical Condition : Excellent.

Biological Growth : algae, soft coral

Fish Count : none observed

 

Other Comments : Equipment used had the following position readings for the reference position at the Mexico beach canal.

Loran C: 14171.0 46852.2

GPS : 29 57.089 N 85 25.805 W