USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1977-018-FA

Other ID: 77-6

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): James V. A. Trumbull

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

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.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 1977-05-14

Start Port/Location:

End Date: 1977-05-21

End Port/Location:

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.

Staff:

Affiliate Staff:
Nicholas Lefteriou; Bob Dill - Fairleigh-Dickenson University

Notes:
Project = Puerto Rico Marine Geology Co-op, Puerto Rico Marine Geology Co-op

Location:

St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, Caribbean Sea, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Boundaries
North: 17.75 South: 17.5 West: -65 East: -64.5

Platform(s):

photo of Jean A
Jean A

Publications

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Sparker system --- Sparker
7.5 kHz ---
Raytheon radar --- Navigation