USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1969-001-FA

Other ID: ATTW PR II; CORPUS 4

Status: Completed

Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center

Funding Program(s):

Location: south coast Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, Mona Passage, United States, Caribbean Sea, North America, North Atlantic;

Principal Investigator(s): Louis E. Garrison

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Sparker survey of Muertos Shelf, southeast Puerto Rico, and dredge sample Mona Passage.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 1969-01-17

Start Port/Location: Ponce, Puerto Rico

End Date: 1969-01-29

End Port/Location: Mayaguez, Puerto Rico

Equipment Used: Grab sampler, Loran-C, Seismic reflection

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Sparker lines: 12; Dredges: 2.

Staff: Louis E. Garrison, Barry Irwin, Jack Lee, James V. A. Trumbull

Affiliate Staff:
Jaimie Biaggi - Fomento; Greg Telek - Puerto Rico Nuclear Center/UPR-Mayaguez; John Duncan - USGS temp.
Princeton

Notes: Original Center People field contained: Louis Garrison - Ch. Sci., Corpus Christi; John Duncan - temp, Princeton; Porter Barry Irwin - Corpus Christi; Jack Lee - Corpus Christi; James Trumbull - San Juan.

Location Map:

Platform(s):

photo of Atlantic Twin
Atlantic Twin

Publications

Garrison, L.E., 1969, Structural geology of the Muertos insular shelf, Puerto Rico: 22, download PDF.

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Grab sampler --- Biology
Geology
Loran-C --- Navigation
Seismic reflection --- 1969-001-FA-SE-001 ( Zip archive of seismic lines 1,3,4,5,9,13,14)