Defence Island Bioherm Dive – May 31, 2015

On May 31, 2015 Roy Mulder (MLSS president), Glen Dennison (MLSS director), Adam Taylor (UCBC president & MLSS director) and photographer Diane Reid dove on the Defence Island Bioherm to take photographs for the Vancouver Aquarium sponge research program. In support, were helmsman Alex Askew and divers Dave Park and Paul Sim. The crew was…

Lost Reef East Data Recovery – Mar 22,2015

Lost Reef East Temperature Data Recovery Sunday, March 22, 2015 As the trimix dive team explored the lower sections of the Lost Reef, How Sound, diver team members Dave Park, Diane Reid and Keith Bossons recovered the temperature logger planted at the east side of Lost Reef.  The east unit was missed during a previous…

Lost Reef West Data Recovery – Mar 2,2015

Lost Reef West Temperature Data Recovery   March 2, 2015 The dive team of Dave Park, Diane Reid, Jessica Schultz and Glen Dennison, with Alex Askew on the helm, recovered and replanted the temperature logger on the west side of the Lost Reef bioherm. Diver Dave Park ascended with the instrument for a successful data…

Defence Island Data Recovery – Feb 22,2015

Defence Island Temperature Data Recovery   February 22, 2015 The dive team of Dave Park, Scott Meixner, Paul Sim, and Roy Mulder dropped onto the Defence Island pinnacle bioherm and recovered the temperature logger installed there. Alex Askew ran the helm up top. Conditions where favorable for the advanced dive into the sponge beds. It…

Halkett Point Bioherm Data Recovery – Nov 2,2014

Halkett Point Bioherm Data Recovery On November 2, 2014, the first long term temperature measurements were recovered from the Halkett Deep Reef bioherm. The data logger was recovered, downloaded, and a new unit was installed to continue logging temperature data. To date, 1402 individual data points have been recorded and stored, from May 11 to…