January 18, 19th University of Texas Geology charter

Had an absolutely wonderful two day overnight charter with Xavier, our friend from the University of Texas Bureau of Economic Geology!  The mission was to scout for Ooid deposits in the pounds and algal mats of the Laguna Madre shoreline!

Report at http://www.corpusfishing.com/messageboard/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=37196&start=0&postdays=0&postorder=asc&highlight=

 

Using bicycles to reach the old St. Augustine Pass/Boggy Slough area.

Using bicycles to reach the old St. Augustine Pass/Boggy Slough area.

Studying the algal mat sediments.

Studying the algal mat sediments.

Algal mat crusting.

Algal mat crusting.

Preparing to hike into the back country  to study ephemeral ponds.

Preparing to hike into the back country  to study ephemeral ponds.