Other ID: 79-5
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Cabo Rojo West area, Puerto Rico, Caribbean Sea, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): James V. A. Trumbull
Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Boomer, Sonar: Sidescan
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Obtain high-resolution seismic and sidescan profiles to detail thickness and stratigraphy of Cabo Rojo West and Bahia Sucia sand deposit areas and environs. Uniboom canyon heads and shelf channels in Tallaboa, Guyanilla, and Ventana areas, and shelf in Parguera area.
Start Date: 1979-04-25
End Date: 1979-05-04
Equipment Used: Boomer, ORE sidescan, Motorola Mini-Ranger III, Single channel hydrophone
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: 400 km of Uniboom and 80 km of sidescan lines obtained.
Staff: Alan Goodman, Kurt Grove, John Larson, James V. A. Trumbull
Notes: Study conducted in cooperation with the Department of Marine Sciences, University of Puerto Rico. Original Center People field contained: Jim Trumbull, Chief Scientist; Kurt Grove; Al Goodman (left April 29); John Larson (left April 29).