Other ID: 78-4
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: western Isla de Vieques, Puerto Rico, Caribbean Sea, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): James V. A. Trumbull
Data Type(s): Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Chemistry, Sampling: Geology, Seismics: Sparker
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Conduct minisparker survey and SCUBA observations. Used leased vessel for shoaly areas (FA 78005).
Start Date: 1978-02-06
End Date: 1978-02-16
Equipment Used: Sparker system, SCUBA, Single channel hydrophone
Information to be Derived: Sea floor map;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Sea days: 16 (including BARRACUDA, FA 78005); Man days: 50 (including FA 78005); SCUBA dives: 6 (including FA 78005); Minisparker: 220 km (including FA 78005).
Notes: Project = Puerto Rico Marine Geology Co-op, Puerto Rico Marine Geology Co-op
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.