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Postby rchrds » Sep 9, 2009 7:40 am

Ok- I was pretty sure I read this in the manual somewhere, but for some reason, today, I can't find it. What is the notation in the #units directive that will let me use negative numbers to denote depth below the surface of the water in place of a clino reading?

Thanks!

Jason

(Trying to go sketch an underwater cave today, and it's becoming a pain in the ass.)
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Re: Walls and underwater Survey

Postby Squirrel Girl » Sep 9, 2009 8:19 pm

rchrds wrote:(Trying to go sketch an underwater cave today, and it's becoming a pain in the ass.)

I feel so darn sorry for you! Not!
:drool:
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Re: Walls and underwater Survey

Postby rchrds » Sep 10, 2009 1:55 pm

Squirrel Girl wrote:
rchrds wrote:(Trying to go sketch an underwater cave today, and it's becoming a pain in the ass.)

I feel so darn sorry for you! Not!
:drool:


Don't feel too sorry- I gave up on the sketching and surveyed 1120 of 1600 feet of virgin underwater tennessee cave we found on Saturday...And left the tie-off in virgin borehole.... :big grin:
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Re: Walls and underwater Survey

Postby Squirrel Girl » Sep 10, 2009 4:14 pm

rchrds wrote:
Squirrel Girl wrote:
rchrds wrote:(Trying to go sketch an underwater cave today, and it's becoming a pain in the ass.)

I feel so darn sorry for you! Not!
:drool:


Don't feel too sorry- I gave up on the sketching and surveyed 1120 of 1600 feet of virgin underwater tennessee cave we found on Saturday...And left the tie-off in virgin borehole.... :big grin:

Maybe after my life resumes in October, I'll be able to get down to TN (or KY) and see some virgin cave myself..... if there's any left!!!
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Re: Walls and underwater Survey

Postby rchrds » Nov 3, 2009 11:22 am

I will post the reply to my own question, so someone after me can have the answer-

Here is the format for underwater depth readings:

#units feet order=DA Tape=SS
;from to dist AZ From Depth TO Depth
1 2 43 139 0 34
2 3 12 151 34 40
3 4 89 159 40 82

etc, etc.
all depths are positive numbers. Not sure why it works, but it does.
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Re: Walls and underwater Survey

Postby Roppelcaver » Nov 4, 2009 1:40 am

I have used Walls for underwater surveys in Roppel, using HF/HT (Instrument/target heights). I was going to send you the Walls file with a sample, but would help if I sent the original book scan, which I will do when I return from Taiwan.
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Re: Walls and underwater Survey

Postby pub » Nov 4, 2009 3:48 am

Roppelcaver wrote:when I return from Taiwan.

wow, you're just down the sea from me, drop by if you can! :woohoo:
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This was the former name of the Municipality of Mabini, Pangasinan, when it was part of the Province of Zambales (of Mt. Pinatubo Volcano fame).
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