Other ID: 81-1
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: South coasts of Puerto Rico and Isla de Vieques, Puerto Rico, Caribbean Sea, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): James V. A. Trumbull, Kurt Grove
Data Type(s): Seismics: Boomer, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Location-Elevation: Navigation
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Make high-resolution seismic profiles for reconnaissance use in investigation of sand resources on Puerto Rican shelf and for research into late Pleistocene and Holocene sea-level rise and coral reef history.
Start Date: 1980-11-13
End Date: 1980-11-24
Equipment Used: Boomer, 3.5 kHz, Raytheon radar
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Radar became inoperative; repaired at St. Croix. Uniboom inoperative immediately after test at dock. Major loss of cruise time.
Staff: Kenneth E. Parolski, Rafael W. Rodriguez, Juan Luis Trias, Jose R. Muniz, James V. A. Trumbull, Kurt Grove
Notes: Essential to have basic set of electronics resident in Puerto Rico as soon as possible. Original Center People field contained: Kurt Grove, Co-Chief Scientist; Jim Trumbull, Co-Chief Scientist; Ken Parolski; Rafael Rodriguez; Jack Morelock; Juan Trias; Jose Muniz; Ivy Hanchett.