USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1970-005-FA

Other ID: CORPUS 12

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

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

Principal Investigator(s): Charles W. Holmes

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Sampling.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 1970-04-15

Start Port/Location:

End Date: 1970-04-20

End Port/Location:

Equipment Used: Grab sampler - Shipek, Visual navigation

Information to be Derived: Samples and chemical analysis; Grain size analysis;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Bottom samples.

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

Garrison, L.E., Holmes, Charles W., and Trumbull, James V. A., 1971, Geology of the insular shelf south of St. Thomas and St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands: 38 URL: http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/ofr/ofr71117, download PDF.

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Grab sampler - Shipek --- Geology
Visual navigation --- Navigation