USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1974-019-DD

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Uri Ten Brink

Affiliate Investigator(s): Shell Internationale Petroleum Maatschappij

Information Specialist(s):

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Resource exploration through the U.S. Virgin Islands.


Start Date: 1974-03-26

Start Port/Location:

End Date: 1974-03-29

End Port/Location:

Equipment Used: Multichannel seismics, Transit GPS, Dead reckoning, Sonar Doppler

Information to be Derived: Morphology;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: CDP lines: 2 (C-2123 and C-2124).


Affiliate Staff:
Shell Internationale

Notes: Proprietary data first shared with USGS in 1974 under restriction. Released by C.D. Pryce, Geomatics-Shell, in 1997 to WHSC-USGS for research without restriction.


U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 20.65 South: 17.25 West: -66.65 East: -63.5


photo of Petrel



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Multichannel seismics --- Multichannel
Transit GPS --- Navigation
1974-019-DD-LN-001 ( Navigation (text file) Navigation file with header information, line ID, shot number, latitude, longitude, easting and northing data.)
1974-019-DD-LN-001-02 ( Track Plot (pdf file) Track line map.)
1974-019-DD-LN-001-01 ( Shot Map (pdf file) Map of seismic lines with shot locations.)
Dead reckoning --- Navigation
Sonar Doppler --- Navigation