USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1990-046-FA

Other ID: JENA 90-2

Status: Completed

Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): John S. Schlee

Affiliate Investigator(s): Rick Webb - WRD, San Juan

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Seismics: Boomer, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Collect bottom sediment samples and high-resolution sonic profiles for composition and distribution of sediment.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 1990-11-11

Start Port/Location: Boqueron, Puerto Rico

End Date: 1990-11-22

End Port/Location: Mayaguez, Puerto Rico

Equipment Used: Huntec profiling system (500-2500 Hz), 3.5 kHz, Motorola Mini-Ranger III, Magnavox satellite positioning system

Information to be Derived: Samples and chemical analysis; Grain size analysis; Sea floor map; Morphology;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Barry Irwin, John S. Schlee, Kenneth E. Parolski, Milton Carlo, Rafael W. Rodriguez, Juan Luis Trias

Affiliate Staff:
Rick Webb - WRD
San Juan

Notes:

Location:

Mayaquez, Cabo Rojo, Parguera, southwest Puerto Rico, United States, Caribbean Sea, North America, North Atlantic;

Boundaries
North: 18.25 South: 17.8 West: -67.5 East: -67.1

Platform(s):

photo of Jean A
Jean A

Publications

Portals/Viewers

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Huntec profiling system (500-2500 Hz) --- Boomer
1990-046-FA-SE-002 ( microfilm of )
1990-046-FA-SE-003 ( analog tape of seismic data)
3.5 kHz --- Sub Bottom Profiler
1990-046-FA-SE-001 ( Collection of paper record displays of seismic data( 3.5K) for lines )
Motorola Mini-Ranger III --- Navigation
1990-046-FA-LN-001 ( Navigation trackline plot for field activity 90046)
1990-046-FA-LN-002 ( Floppy disk(s) containing NAVGPS+MINIRANGER, NAVGPS+MINIRANGER, NAVGPS+MINIRANGER, NAVGPS+MINIRANGER, NAVGPS+MINIRANGER, NAVGPS+MINIRANGER, NAVMINIRLAPTOP, NAVGPSLAPTOP, NAVGPS+MINIRANGER, NAVGPS+MINIRANGER, NAVMINIRLAPTOP, NAVGPS, NAV-GPS+MINIRANGER, NAV-FINALCOMPLETE, )
Magnavox satellite positioning system --- Navigation