USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1977-036-FA

Other ID: 78-1

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): Sonar: Single Beam

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Conduct bathymetric profiling and SCUBA observations.


Start Date: 1977-11-07

Start Port/Location:

End Date: 1977-11-17

End Port/Location:

Equipment Used: Echosounder

Information to be Derived: Bathymetric maps;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Sea days: 11; Man days: 47; 200 kHz bathymetry: 88 km; SCUBA dives: 12.


Affiliate Staff:

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


Isla de Vieques, Puerto Rico, United States, Caribbean Sea, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 18.2 South: 18 West: -65.75 East: -65.5


photo of Jean A
Jean A


Grove, K.A., and Trumbull, James V. A., 1978, Surficial geologic maps and data on three potential offshore sand sources on the insular shelf of Puerto Rico: , download PDF.


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Echosounder --- Single Beam