Other ID: CORPUS 55/61
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, Caribbean Sea, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): Charles W. Holmes
Data Type(s): Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Location-Elevation: Navigation
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Map the extent and thickness of the recent aggregate in selected locations as a prelude to selecting coring locations.
Start Date: 1978-02-16
End Date: 1978-02-25
Equipment Used: Sidescan sonar, Edo Western 2.5 kHz sub-bottom profiler, Del Norte, transponder net
Information to be Derived: Sea floor map;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: The data obtained was only fair to good because of the sea state. However, the data is sufficient to obtain the information needed to accomplish the mission. 2.5 kHz sub-bottom profiler: 240 km; Sidescan sonar: 160 km.
Staff: Charles W. Holmes, Kenneth E. Parolski, Ronald J. Miller, George Wiley
Notes: Original Center People field contained: USGS-Corpus Christi: Charles (Chuck) W. Holmes - Ch. Sci., Ronald Miller, Jack Kindinger, George Wiley; USGS-Woods Hole: Kenneth Parolski.