USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1970-003-FA

Other ID: PR III; DR 70; CORPUS 10

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Louis E. Garrison

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Louis E. Garrison

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Geology, Seismics: Sparker, Sonar: Single Beam

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Seismic survey; profiling; sampling.


Start Date: 1970-04-04

Start Port/Location: Mayaguez, Puerto Rico

End Date: 1970-04-14

End Port/Location: St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands

Equipment Used: Visual navigation, Grab sampler, Single channel hydrophone, Sparker system, 12 kHz

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Sample Log: #10a; Daily Log: #10b; Time Log: #10c. Seismic lines: 16; Bathymetry; Samples: 9.

Staff: Louis E. Garrison, James V. A. Trumbull

Affiliate Staff:
Steve Wolf

Notes: Original Center People field contained: Louis Garrison, James Trumbull, Jack ?
Project = Puerto Rico Co-op., Puerto Rico Co-op.


southern Puerto Rico shelf, north coast of Puerto Rico, Caribbean Sea, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 19 South: 17 West: -68 East: -65


Wando River



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Visual navigation --- Navigation
Grab sampler --- Biology
Single channel hydrophone --- Air Gun / Water Gun
Bubble Gun
Sub Bottom Profiler
Sparker system --- Sparker
12 kHz --- Single Beam