Other ID: 79-3
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Principal Investigator(s): Gerald L. Shideler, James V. A. Trumbull
Data Type(s): Sampling: Geology, Location-Elevation: Navigation
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Obtain core samples in sand bodies, sand wave deposits, and related strata of the Cabo Rojo West and Bahia Sucia areas.
Start Date: 1979-04-08
End Date: 1979-04-13
Equipment Used: Hydraulic drill, Motorola Mini-Ranger III
Information to be Derived: Samples and chemical analysis;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: 13 locations successfully cored.
Staff: Ronald C. Circe, Ronald J. Miller, Gerald L. Shideler, James V. A. Trumbull, John West, Neal Lillard, Kurt Grove
Notes: Original Center People field contained: Jim Trumbull, Co-Chief Scientist; Gerry Shideler, Co-Chief Scientist; Kurt Grove (thru April 11 only); Jack Kindinger, Chief Diver; Ron Circe; Ron Miller; Neal Lillard; John West (shore party).
Cabo Rojo West and Bahia Sucia, Puerto Rico, Caribbean Sea, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Shideler, G.L., 1980, Maps showing composition of surficial sediments on the insular shelf of southwestern Puerto Rico: , download PDF.