USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1978-005-FA

Other ID: 78-4

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):

Scientific Purpose/Goals: SCUBA operations and minisparker survey; leased vessel for shoal water with JEAN A (FA 78003).


Start Date: 1978-02-08

Start Port/Location:

End Date: 1978-02-16

End Port/Location:

Equipment Used: Seismic reflection

Information to be Derived: Sea floor map; Morphology;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Ship days: 16 (including JEAN A, FA 78003); Man days: 50 (including FA 78003); SCUBA dives: 6 (including FA 78003); Minisparker: 220 km (including FA 78003).


Affiliate Staff:
Nicholas (Nick) Lefteriou

Notes: No post cruise report, only name of center participant. Original Center People field contained: Nicholas (Nick) Lefteriou.
Project = Puerto Rico Marine Geology Co-op, Puerto Rico Marine Geology Co-op


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

North: 18.2 South: 18 West: -65.7 East: -65.5


photo of Small Boat
Small Boat


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
Seismic reflection ---