Other ID: OC 39, Leg II
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands Insular Shelf and Passage, Caribbean Sea, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): Charles W. Holmes
Data Type(s): Seismics: Sparker, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Electro-Magnetic: Magnetics, Location-Elevation: Navigation
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Collect high-resolution seismic reflection data on the northern Virgin Islands shelf to provide information for use in the sand resource investigation of the area.
Start Date: 1978-02-07
Start Port/Location: Savannah, GA
End Date: 1978-02-15
End Port/Location: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Equipment Used: Del Norte 26 sparker, Edo Western 2.5 kHz sub-bottom profiler, Marine magnetometer, Del Norte, transponder net, Raytheon radar
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Minisparker: 600 km; 2.5 kHz: 400 km; Magnetic data: 600 km.
Staff: Charles W. Holmes, John S. Schlee, Peter Popenoe, John M. Aaron, Frank W. Jennings, Alan Goodman, Richard E. Sylwester, Kurt Grove, Elizabeth Coward
Notes: Original Center People field contained: Charles (Chuck) W. Holmes - Chief Scientist; John Aaron, Elizabeth (Betsy) Coward, Donna Darlington, Alan Goodman, Kurt Grove, Frank Jennings, Jack Kindinger, Peter Popenoe, John Schlee, Richard Sylwester.