MBARA Reef Survey Worksheet version 1.0

Reef Site Name : Mixer #1 Depth : 62

Survey Date : 04/30/2000 Survey Time : 12:00 PM ET

Weather conditions and sea state : Sunny 1 sea state

Boat Name : High Interest Boat Captain : Keith Neel

Dive Leader : Keith Neel

Dive Team : Rich Riels

 

Position Readings

Loran Manufacturer & model: Sitex 787C

TD 1 : 14112.4 TD 2: 46846.9

Differential GPS Manufacturer & model: Garmin GPS Map 130 w/ GBR 21 Diff. Beacon Rcvr._____________

N Lat. : 29 54.049_______________ W Lon. : 85 32.492______________

 

In-Water Readings

Water Temp - surface : 70 deg F bottom: 70 deg F

Visibility - surface : 15 bottom: 20

Specific Gravity - surface: ______________ bottom: ________________

Current - direction: ______________ speed : ___________

Thermocline Depth : n/a

 

Bottom Composition : sand

Reef Materials & Quantity : truck cement mixer drum

Reef Height (average) : 8

Reef Physical Condition : excellent

Biological Growth : algae

Fish Count : 100 # jewfish, 3 small gag grouper

 

Other Comments :

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

Loran C: 14171.0 46852.2

DGPS : 29 57.095 N 85 25.816 W