Other ID: 81-11
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Escollo de Arenas, NW corner of Isla de Vieques, Puerto Rico, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): Juan Luis Trias, James V. A. Trumbull
Data Type(s): Seismics: Sparker, Seismics: Boomer, Sampling: Geology, Location-Elevation: Navigation
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Make seismic profiles with highest possible resolution in a very shallow sand body for investigation of sand resources, and collect sedimentary samples to make grain analyses in the geo-laboratory of the Dept. of Natural Resources.
Start Date: 1981-10-21
Start Port/Location: San Juan, Puerto Rico
End Date: 1981-10-26
End Port/Location: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Equipment Used: Sparker system, Boomer, Grab sampler - Shipek, Motorola Mini-Ranger III
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: SAGITTA used for shooting seismic lines, JEAN A for floating hotel, equipment depot, and sampling sediments. 23 sediment samples collected (UPR 150-173) and 58 seismic lines.
Staff: Gregory Miller, Juan Luis Trias, James V. A. Trumbull, George B. Tirey
Notes: Original Center People field contained: James Trumbull, Co-Chief Scientist; Juan Luis Trias, Co-Chief Scientist; Rusty Tirey, Scientist; Greg Miller, Electronics Technician.