MBARA Reef Survey Worksheet – version 1.0

Reef Site Name :    Marquardt’s Barge  Depth : 65 ft.

Survey Date      :    January 3, 2004  Survey Time: 2:30 PM ET

Weather conditions and sea state: Partly sunny, < 1 ft. seas

Boat Name:   High Interest  Boat Captain: Keith Neel

Dive Leader      :   Keith Neel

Dive Team     :  Ron Childs

 

Position Readings

Loran Manufacturer & model: Raytheon RayNav-570

TD 1 :    14110.4   TD 2: 46842.0

GPS Manufacturer & model:

N Lat. :   W Lon. :

Differential GPS Manufacturer & model: Garmin GPSMAP 130 w/ GBR-21 DBR

N Lat. :  29 53.523   W Lon. : 85 32.413

 

In-Water Readings

Water Temp      -  surface :   58.6 deg. F  bottom:  60.0 deg. F

Visibility           -  surface :    30 ft.   bottom: 35 ft.

Specific Gravity - surface:    bottom:

Current              - direction:   speed  : 0.25 kt.

Thermocline Depth:

 

Bottom Composition : sand

Reef Materials & Quantity : steel barge

Reef Height (average): 6 ft.

Reef Physical Condition : excellent

Biological Growth: barnacles, algae

Fish Count : > 500 red snapper, > 10 gag grouper

Other Comments : barge is upside down