Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Gulf of Almeria, Alboran Sea, Spain, Mediterranean Sea, Europe, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): William Dillon, James M. Robb
Affiliate Investigator(s): Juan Carlos Lucena y Bonny, Jaime A. Garcia-Rodriguez - ENADIMSA
Data Type(s): Electro-Magnetic: Gravity, Electro-Magnetic: Magnetics, Location-Elevation: Navigation
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Investigate the general structure of the continental margin of southern Spain and the central Alboran Sea via collection of seismic profiles and magnetic data.
Start Date: 1974-05-04
Start Port/Location: Almeria, Spain
End Date: 1974-05-24
End Port/Location: Almeria, Spain
Equipment Used: Marine magnetometer, Gravity meter (wh), Raytheon radar
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Marine magnetics data and seismic reflection profiles.
Staff: William Dillon, James M. Robb
Dillon, W.P., Robb, J.M., Greene, H.G., and Lucena, J.C., 1980, Evolution of the continental margin of southern Spain and the Alboran Sea: Marine Geology, v. 36 no. 3-4, doi: 10.1016/0025-3227(80)90087-0.
Robb, J.M., Dillon, W.P., Greene, H.G., Lucena y Bonny, J.C., and Garcia-Rodriguez, J.A., 1976, Marine magnetometer measurements, Gulf of Almeria, Spain: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 76-545, 12 p. URL: http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/ofr/ofr76545, download PDF.