USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1970-004-FA

Other ID: CORPUS 11

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: Virgin Islands platform, U.S. Virgin Islands, United States, northeast Caribbean, North America, North Atlantic;

Principal Investigator(s): Louis E. Garrison

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Louis E. Garrison

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Sparker

Scientific Purpose/Goals: High-resolution seismic survey.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 1970-04-09

Start Port/Location: San Juan, Puerto Rico

End Date: 1970-04-14

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

Equipment Used: Sparker system, Visual navigation, Single channel hydrophone

Information to be Derived: Morphology;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Sparker; High-resolution continuous seismic reflection profiles: 277 km.

Staff:

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Project = Tektite II - Virgin Islands Co-op, Tektite II - Virgin Islands Co-op

Location Map:

Platform(s):

photo of Advance II
Advance II

Publications

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Sparker system --- Sparker
Visual navigation --- Navigation
Single channel hydrophone --- Air Gun / Water Gun
Boomer
Bubble Gun
Sparker
Sub Bottom Profiler