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by Cmjstealth
Wed Oct 21, 2020 10:08 am
Forum: General SCUBA Discussion
Topic: Current corrections
Replies: 2
Views: 219

Re: Current corrections

Happy to partner/collaborate and help if I can. I had similar ideas (site specific ml models). Although I've so far been focused on other projects my long term idea was to develop a cheap 3d printed arduino microprocessor device that could be tied to a cinderblock at various sites for a month or so ...
by Cmjstealth
Wed Sep 23, 2020 4:09 pm
Forum: Diving Education (Recreational)
Topic: Water Depth Mapping Resource
Replies: 5
Views: 3786

Re: Water Depth Mapping Resource

Although there isn't full coverage across all the Puget Sound there is super high resolution bathymetry available thanks to the NOAA Hydrographic Survey: https://maps.ngdc.noaa.gov/viewers/bathymetry/ Selecting "BAG Color Shaded Relief" will show you the high resolution NOAA Hydrographic Survey stuf...
by Cmjstealth
Wed Nov 06, 2019 12:57 pm
Forum: Underwater Imaging - Photography & Video
Topic: Deja vu?
Replies: 12
Views: 2045

Re: Deja vu?

No credit to photographer? Is that what was blurred out in the bottom right corner?
by Cmjstealth
Thu Aug 15, 2019 5:30 pm
Forum: Dive Planning
Topic: ThThTh 8/15
Replies: 10
Views: 1065

Re: ThThTh 8/15

In as well (assuming the traffic gods are kind)

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by Cmjstealth
Tue Jul 30, 2019 3:04 pm
Forum: Critter Watchers - PNW Marine Life
Topic: ID help: Medusafish?
Replies: 5
Views: 1257

Re: ID help: Medusafish?

Certainly looks like something in the cod family but what specifically I'm not sure; hopefully someone else weighs in. Can really young Walleye Pollock look like this?
by Cmjstealth
Mon Jul 08, 2019 5:36 pm
Forum: Dive Planning
Topic: Saltwater state park diving and free critter ID classes this weekend 7/13-7/14
Replies: 0
Views: 508

Saltwater state park diving and free critter ID classes this weekend 7/13-7/14

If available either or both days this weekend (7/13-7/14) and interested in learning our local invertebrates/fish species you should join us at saltwater state park for free* identification classes and diving: Sat: https://www.facebook.com/events/2320339681558319/ Sun: https://www.facebook.com/event...
by Cmjstealth
Mon Jul 08, 2019 5:30 pm
Forum: Dive Planning
Topic: Getting back into the water, in July?
Replies: 7
Views: 1031

Re: Getting back into the water, in July?

Hoping to get my drysuit back from shop sometime this week. I want to be dive ready in advance of the reef.org event at saltwater state park this Saturday and Sunday. Might do a basic dive somewhere easy beforehand to work out kinks. If you want me to ping you so you can join. If available this week...
by Cmjstealth
Tue Jul 02, 2019 4:22 pm
Forum: General SCUBA Discussion
Topic: Save Edmonds Underwater Park & Beach
Replies: 10
Views: 1706

Re: Save Edmonds Underwater Park & Beach

I should also mention that although they did not vote to approve a study (at least not yet) it seemed to be the direction they were going. They wanted to establish how the project would impact the marine preserve (the biggest non-aesthetic objection besides cost). Curious what everyone's thoughts ar...
by Cmjstealth
Tue Jul 02, 2019 4:02 pm
Forum: General SCUBA Discussion
Topic: Save Edmonds Underwater Park & Beach
Replies: 10
Views: 1706

Re: Save Edmonds Underwater Park & Beach

I attended. After very long discussion the city council held a vote and decided to suspend the project (for now) noting concerns about the funding source and pushback from the community. They didn't do the public comment part of agenda as a result so not sure if it would have just been a formality o...
by Cmjstealth
Tue Jul 02, 2019 3:35 pm
Forum: Dive Planning
Topic: Getting back into the water, in July?
Replies: 7
Views: 1031

Re: Getting back into the water, in July?

Limited to evenings/weekends only or do you dive weekdays too? (when parking is easier) I'm flexible but love slow, shallowish (<80ft) dives where I can look for, survey, and/or photograph the critters. I live in South Bellevue - you by chance a eastside resident? (saw something about Bellevue/Redmo...
by Cmjstealth
Sun Apr 07, 2019 3:19 am
Forum: Critter Watchers - PNW Marine Life
Topic: Lumpsucker on Fox Island East Wall
Replies: 11
Views: 2158

Re: Lumpsucker on Fox Island East Wall

Jealous of your pictures. Every one of my lumpsucker encounters involve uncooperative fish in murky and partially obscured locations.

How do you get them to pose and face the camera so nicely? Are there special lumpsucker treats I'm not aware of? :-)
by Cmjstealth
Sun Apr 07, 2019 3:11 am
Forum: Critter Watchers - PNW Marine Life
Topic: Pinto Abalone Status Review
Replies: 2
Views: 1469

Re: Pinto Abalone Status Review

I had a conflict and wasn't able to attend this meeting but curious if others did and there are any updates since then? On the subject of pintos: if you have yet to find one in the wild (like me) point defiance has one in the touch tank of their fancy new aquarium. How often do you get the opportuni...
by Cmjstealth
Sun Apr 07, 2019 2:56 am
Forum: Dive Planning
Topic: Redondo Beach Cleanup dive Sat 4/06/2019, meet @ 10:30 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1125

Re: Redondo Beach Cleanup dive Sat 4/06/2019, meet @ 10:30 am

Oh no! I only just now saw this post! Have fun? Find much litter?
by Cmjstealth
Fri Jan 04, 2019 4:36 pm
Forum: General SCUBA Discussion
Topic: Happy Nudi New Years
Replies: 9
Views: 1322

Re: Happy Nudi New Years

Underwater slugs are super cool. Those boring non-divers dont know what they are missing. King crabs and Jan K are cool too and are always fun sightings on any local dive. I've heard Jan K is listed somewhere in the marine mammals section of several underwater identification books. This unique and h...
by Cmjstealth
Tue Dec 18, 2018 2:50 pm
Forum: Underwater Imaging - Photography & Video
Topic: How do you secure and protect your camera?
Replies: 9
Views: 2312

Re: How do you secure and protect your camera?

I used to use carabiners also then one day had a buddy who had air issues at 80ft. After an ascent with him grabbing at my bcd to breathe off my octo my camera rig twisted out if the clip and sank out of reach. Offered $1,500 reward and several folks systemstically searched the site over the next we...
by Cmjstealth
Sat Oct 27, 2018 1:21 am
Forum: General SCUBA Discussion
Topic: Sixgill sightings: database?
Replies: 9
Views: 2056

Re: Sixgill sightings: database?

Update: More info if interested... I played with the reef.org data some more and warm water temperatures (especially 54F+) and depth (>80ft) both correlate strongly with sixgill sighting frequencies. Perhaps the seasonality seen in the graph above might simply be a reflection of this pattern: they c...
by Cmjstealth
Fri Oct 26, 2018 6:49 pm
Forum: General SCUBA Discussion
Topic: Sixgill sightings: database?
Replies: 9
Views: 2056

Re: Sixgill sightings: database?

I like playing with this kind of data too and would be happy to help with related database prep, analytics, and/or input form development (if required: I agree with trying to not reproduce the wheel). I suspect there are already several sighting databases we could leverage. I checked the reef.org da...
by Cmjstealth
Sat Aug 11, 2018 2:11 am
Forum: General SCUBA Discussion
Topic: Plan Your Dive dot com SSL cert expired
Replies: 4
Views: 1124

Re: Plan Your Dive dot com SSL cert expired

I use it all the time as well. It is one of my favorite dive sites for sure (pun intended) :rofl:
by Cmjstealth
Thu Jul 05, 2018 1:04 pm
Forum: General SCUBA Discussion
Topic: Mukilteo crabbing report...
Replies: 2
Views: 872

Re: Mukilteo crabbing report...

I got geared up and Used my diving scooter and hit Mukilteo at the Silver Cloud I scooted all the way to the north fuel dock and Hit a very large area.... What I saw was very disappointing..... I saw a lot of crab Molt's but no crab.... This area used to be a mecca for Dungeness crab and now it see...
by Cmjstealth
Sat Jun 16, 2018 10:34 pm
Forum: Underwater Imaging - Photography & Video
Topic: Exploring the Salish Sea 2018
Replies: 21
Views: 3882

Re: Exploring the Salish Sea 2018

Wow... really nice. Did I say wow?

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by Cmjstealth
Thu Jun 07, 2018 2:59 pm
Forum: Dive Planning
Topic: World oceans day? 6/8
Replies: 0
Views: 583

World oceans day? 6/8

Tomorrow is world ocean's day - a good excuse to go swimming/diving and do some cleanup. Anyone know a site that needs some love? Anyone else interested? http://www.worldoceansday.org

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by Cmjstealth
Thu Feb 01, 2018 12:57 pm
Forum: Underwater Imaging - Photography & Video
Topic: VR-EL3 with sync generator
Replies: 3
Views: 1192

Re: VR-EL3 with sync generator

That was fun to watch.

Makes me want to buy a VR headset. If I'm having a bad day anywhere in the world I could pretend I'm diving back home at seacrest lol. Keep 'em coming!

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by Cmjstealth
Sun Dec 31, 2017 8:45 pm
Forum: Dive Planning
Topic: Dive Plans???? And general fill in....
Replies: 3
Views: 1876

Re: Dive Plans???? And general fill in....

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Edit: please ignore this message. This is a very old thread. I accidentally bumped because the forum is currently showing me posts displayed in ascending order :-P
by Cmjstealth
Sun Dec 31, 2017 8:28 pm
Forum: General SCUBA Discussion
Topic: Is old air really an issue?
Replies: 5
Views: 1459

Is old air really an issue?

So... I have 4 tanks (Al 80s) that have been sitting full in my garage for 2ish years. Any proven reason I shouldn't use them before I take them in to be inspected & refilled? I've heard people claim it isn't safe to breathe old "stale" air - is this really a thing? Or just one of thos...
by Cmjstealth
Fri Oct 04, 2013 10:34 am
Forum: General SCUBA Discussion
Topic: Search and recovery challenge - $700 reward!
Replies: 10
Views: 1926

Re: Search and recovery challenge - $700 reward!

We were at the west side of the second rock structure - I assume this is the start of what you call the "deep" reef?

This forum appears to be cutting off the right half of my picture above with the map - sorry about that. Here is a direct link: http://www.cmjstealth.com/bloguploads/L ... -small.png