Other ID: OC 39, Leg II
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
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.
St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands Insular Shelf and Passage, Caribbean Sea, United States, North America, North Atlantic;