Other ID: 79-4
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Estuaries of Rio Espiritu Santu and Rio Loiza, Puerto Rico, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): Alan Goodman
Affiliate Investigator(s): Arturo Torres - Chief Scientist, USGS WRD-San Juan
Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Boomer
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Determine thickness of alluvium in estuaries of Rio Espiritu Santo and Loiza.
Start Date: 1979-05-22
End Date: 1979-05-23
Equipment Used: Boomer, Visual navigation, Single channel hydrophone
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Successful results in Rio Espiritu Santo, but Loiza was in flood and un-navigable so no results there.
Staff: Alan Goodman, John Larson
Notes: Goodman and Larson did a very good job in difficult circumstances. Don't try to work in rivers while they are in flood.