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DYE TRACES

Cannon Creek Sink to Rose Creek Sink Cave Dye Trace
Cannon Creek Trace area, Rose Creek Sink Cave and Ichetucknee Springs State Park, Columbia County, FL, In Progress; for the Florida DEP.

Designed, organized and conducted dye trace of Cannon Creek Sink to Rose Creek Sink Cave System.

Mill and Lee Sinks Dye Trace
Northwest Alachua County area, Mill Creek and Lee Sinks to Various Santa Fe River Springs, Alachua County, FL, 2005; for the Alachua County Environmental Protection Department.

dyeReleasing Dye at Lee Sink
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Designed, organized and conducted dye trace of Mill Creek Sink and Lee Sink (swallet for Cellon Creek) to potential connections along the Santa Fe River, with various private and municipal wells also monitored. The connection of Hornsby Spring to both sinks has been
established.



Dyal and Black Sinks to Rose Creek Sink Cave Dye Trace
Clay Hole Creek Trace area, Rose Creek Sink Cave and Ichetucknee Springs State Park, Columbia County, FL, 2003; for the Florida DEP.

Designed, organized and conducted tracer dye study of Dyal and Black Sinks to Rose Creek Sink Cave System.  Connections to Rose Creek Sink Cave, various Ichetucknee Springs, and wells were established.

Rose Creek Swallet/Ichetucknee Springs Dye Trace
Ichetucknee Trace area and Ichetucknee Springs State Park, Columbia County, FL, 1997; Ichetucknee Springs Water Quality Working Group.

As part of a volunteer effort, designed, organized and executed tracer dye study of the Ichetucknee Trace.  Connections of various park springs to Rose Creek Swallet were established, along with an identification of travel times.  Coordinated various governmental agencies and citizen volunteers.

Ichetucknee Hydrology Study
Ichetucknee Springs State Park, FL, 1991; for the Florida DNR.

The primary focus of this study was a quantitative dye trace that was designed to show levels of connectivity of the Park’s springs. Flow measurements, underwater exploration and cave mapping were also conducted as part of the study.

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