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Muyil - Xamach Fire Site Documentation

Cenotes Perdidos Documentation

Cenotes Las Joyas Documentation

On February 26, 2021, members of the Centro Investigador del Sistema Acuífero de Quintana Roo AC (CINDAQ), under the auspices of the Comisión Nacional De Áreas Naturales Protegidas (CONANP), Dirección Reserva de la Biosfera Sian Ka’an and in accordance with permit CNANP-001-010, flew by helicopter from Puerto Morelos to the Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve with two main objectives:

1. Follow-up documentation on the 2019 forest fire “Muyil-Xamach”

2. Pre-exploration reconnaissance on the “Cenotes Perdidos” and “Cenotes Las Joyas”

Mission report can be downloaded by clicking here.

A selection of pictures can be downloaded by  clicking here.
The full GIS package can be downloaded by
clicking here.

(All raw data is available at CINDAQ and can be provided on request.)

360º Videos

Following videos were taken during the reconnaissance using GoPro 360º Cameras.

360 videos are best viewed on a computer and not on a mobile device

Flying from Tulum to the fire site of Muyil-Xamach #1 - right side

Flying from Tulum to the fire site of Muyil-Xamach #2 - right side

Flying from Muyil-Xamach to Cenotes Perdidos #1 - right side

Flying from Tulum to the fire site of Muyil-Xamach - left side

Flying from Muyil-Xamach to Cenotes Perdidos #2 - right side

Flying from Muyil-Xamach to Cenotes Perdidos - left side

Flying from Cenotes Las Joyas back to Tulum - left side

Flying from Cenotes Perdidos to Cenotes Las Joyas - left side

Muyil-Xamach 3D Model

Following models were generated from the drone data.

Models are best viewed on a computer and not on a mobile device

Panorama

Panorama generated from the drone data.

Panoramas are best viewed on a computer and not on a mobile device

Slideshow

A selection of pictures can be downloaded by  clicking here.

Mission zone overview
Mission zone overview

Flight path (pink) ; Ara of the forest fire "Muyil-Xamach" (red) ; Cenotes Perdidos (blue) ; Cenotes Las Joyas (green) ; Paila Boca caves 2008 (orange)

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Area of the 2019 forest fire "Muyil-Xamach"
Area of the 2019 forest fire "Muyil-Xamach"

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Reconnaissance flight
Reconnaissance flight

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Mission zone overview
Mission zone overview

Flight path (pink) ; Ara of the forest fire "Muyil-Xamach" (red) ; Cenotes Perdidos (blue) ; Cenotes Las Joyas (green) ; Paila Boca caves 2008 (orange)

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Muyil-Xamach - Video overview

 

The original video file can be downloaded by  clicking here.