Other ID: 77-6
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, Caribbean Sea, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): James V. A. Trumbull
Data Type(s): Seismics: Sparker, Location-Elevation: Navigation
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Seismic reconnaissance for sand deposits at St. Croix, USVI, in cooperation with Bob Dill of West Indies Lab, Fairleigh-Dickenson University. Also, necessary ship repair being performed in St. Croix.
Start Date: 1977-05-14
End Date: 1977-05-21
Equipment Used: Sparker system, 7.5 kHz, Raytheon radar
Information to be Derived: Sea floor map;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Intended lines were completed with few problems. Minisparker: 220 km.