Florida Keys Coral Reef
and Carbonates Field Trip

Part 1 On the Water
Part 2 On the land

Joint Michigan Technological University and Western Michigan University: Recent Coral Reef and Carbonate Geology Field Trip to the Florida Keys, March 2004. Lead by Drs. Bill Harrison and Mike Grammer, WMU; Photos by A.S. 'Buddy' Wylie. The pictures below are mainly the on land field trip part of the field trip. See Part 1 for the on-the-water and snorkeling field trip. You can click on any image to enlarge and see the slide show.
Algal_Crust_on_oolitic_Key_Largo_Limestone.html
Algal_Crust_on_oolitic
Key_Largo_Limestone
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Alligator_and_fish_Everglades.html
Alligator_and_fish
Everglades
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Alligator_Everglades.html
Alligator_Everglades
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Awesome_roadside_boulders_Key_Largo_Limestone.html
Awesome_roadside_boulders
Key_Largo_Limestone
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Big_Alligator_Everglades.html
Big_Alligator_Everglades
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Borings_in_preserved_piston_core.html
Borings_in_preserved
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Comparing_piston_cores.html
Comparing_piston_cores
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Depositional_environment_explanation.html
Depositional_environment
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Diploria_Coral_Windley_Key_Park.html
Diploria_Coral
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Dr_Harrison_explains_mangrove_and_island_formation.html
Dr_Harrison_explains_mangrove
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Drs_Wood_and_Grammar_examine_algal_crusts.html
Drs_Wood_and_Grammar_examine
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Examining_algal_crusts_Key_Largo_Limestone.html
Examining_algal_crusts
Key_Largo_Limestone
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Examining_Key_Largo_Limestone_and_recent_sediments.html
Examining_Key_Largo_Limestone
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Examining_Key_Largo_Limestone_Miami.html
Examining_Key_Largo
Limestone_Miami
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Getting_ready_to_piston_core.html
Getting_ready_to_piston_core
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How_algal_crusts_and_mangrove_islands_form.html
How_algal_crusts
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Karst_surface_135mya_Key_Largo_Limestone_dissolution.html
Karst_surface_135mya_Key_Largo
Limestone_dissolution
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Karst_surface_Key_Largo_Limestone.html
Karst_surface_Key_Largo
Limestone
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Live_algal_crust_on_karst_surface.html
Live_algal_crust_on_karst_surface
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Looking_for_snakes_I_mean_textures.html
Looking_for_snakes_I_mean_textures
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Mike_Grammer_does_boring_explanation.html
Mike_Grammer_does
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Pelican_pair.html
Pelican_pair
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PleistocenteCorals.html
PleistocenteCorals
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Porites_and_fish.html
Porites_and_fish
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Porosity_borings_in_oolitic_Key_Largo_Limestone.html
Porosity_borings_in_oolitic
Key_Largo_Limestone
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Porosity_in_oolitic_carbonate_sands.html
Porosity_in_oolitic_carbonate_sands
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Professor_Harrison_in_action_Windley_Key.html
Professor_Harrison_in
action_Windley_Key
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Removing_piston_core_from_tube.html
Removing_piston_core_from_tube
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Student_and_faculty_examine_piston_core.html
Student_and_faculty
examine_piston_core
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The_magic_carbonate_touch_B_Wylie.html
The_magic_carbonate
touch_B_Wylie
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Tony_explains_dissolution_Windley_Key.html
Tony_explains_dissolution_Windley_Key
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Windley_Key_Fossil_Reef_Park.html
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Field Trips Home

  Recommended websites for maps and other information on the Keys:
Geology and Human Activity in the Floriday Keys
Windley Key Fossil Reef Geological State Park
Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary
Marine Geology and Geophysics, University of Miami
Geology, Weather, Snorkeling Links for Florida Keys
  Photos by: 'Buddy' Wylie, Jr.
* Research Scientist/Engineer
* Dept. of Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences, 606 DOW
* Michigan Technological University
* 1400 Townsend Drive, Houghton, MI 49931
* Phone: 906/487-1756 Fax: 906/487-3371
* Geo Main Office: 906/487-2531
* email: aswylie@mtu.edu

 

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Geo web administrator Emil Groth ehgroth@mtu.edu