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-the-water and snorkeling part of the field trip. See Part 2 for the on land field trip. You can click on any image to enlarge and see the slide show.
1_Student_snorkeling.html
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2_Carbonate_mud_Florida_Bay.html
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2_Cruising_the_carbonate_mud.html Cruising_the_carbonate_mud
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2_First_trip_in_the_water.html
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2_Florida_Bay_mud_mounds_outing.html
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2_Mangrove_Island.html Mangrove_Island
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2_Mangrove_takes_root_in_mud_Florida_Bay.html
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2_Mangrove_taking_root_in_Thallassia_grasss.html
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2_Pleistocene_Corals_in_Canal.html
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2_Pleistocene_Corals_in_Canal2.html
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2_Recent_cores_profile_texture_explanation.html
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2_Snorkeling_boat.html
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2_Students_returning_from_reef.html
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3_Angel_Fish_and_Coral.html
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3_Barracuda_and_reef_debris.html
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3_Barracuda_corals.html Barracuda_corals
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3_Blue_Fish_and_Corals.html
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3_Brain_Coral_and_Acropora_palmata.html
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3_Branching_Corals_and_Halimeda_algae.html
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3_Carbonate_Sand.html
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3_Carbonate_Sand_ripples.html
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3_Coral_and_carbonate_sand.html
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3_Coral_Fish.html
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3_Coral_with_dead_tops.html
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3_Fish_and_Corals.html
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3_Fish_and_reef_corals.html
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3_Fish_and_various_corals.html
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3_Fish_scubadivers.html
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3_Fish_underwater_Statue.html
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3_Living_reef_and_reef_rubble.html
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3_More_Shrimp_borrows.html
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3_Porites_branching_coral.html
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3_Reef_and_reef_community.html
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3_Reef_biota.html
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3_Reef_Community.html
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3_Reef_Life.html
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3_Shrimp_borrow_in_carbonate_mud.html
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3_Thallassia.html
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3_Thallassia_carbonate_sand.html
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3_Thallassia_Field.html Thallassia_Field
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3_Thallassia_grass_carbonate_mud.html
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3_Thallassia_turtleGrass.html
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3_Underwater_Red_Corals_on_Reef.html
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3_Various_corals.html
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3_Various_reef_corals.html
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4_Relaxing_after_long_day_of_snorkeling.html
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4_Returning_equipment_to_boat.html
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4_The_successful_Field_Trip_crew_on_dive_boat.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

Web page/slide show
Geo web administrator Emil Groth ehgroth@mtu.edu