USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1991-009-FA

Other ID: JENA91-1,J-1-91-PR

Status: Completed

Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center, USGS, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Funding Program(s): Hurricane Hugo ()

Location: Puerto Rico Luquillo

Principal Investigator(s): William Schwab

Affiliate Investigator(s): Bill Schwab (USGS Woods Hole)

Information Specialist(s):

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Side scan sonar, 3.5 khz, uniboom, sediment sample

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 1991-04-17

Start Port/Location: Luquillo, Puerto Rico

End Date: 1991-05-01

End Port/Location: Luquillo, Puerto Rico

Equipment Used: 3.5 kHz, Boomer, Q-MIPS sidescan sonar system, Grab sampler - Shipek, Motorola Mini-Ranger III, navigation

Information to be Derived: Grain size analysis; Sea floor map;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: William Danforth, Barry Irwin, Thomas O'Brien, William Schwab, Kristen Fehlhaber, Rafael W. Rodriguez, Christopher Schneider, Barry Irwin, Bill Danforth, Kristen Fehlhaber

Affiliate Staff:
Possible respresentative of the University of the West Indies; possible representative of the U.S. Navy; possible representative of the Portugese Geological Survey
Tom O'Brien (USGS Woods Hole) - Unspecified
Rafael Rodriguez (USGS Woods Hole) - Unspecified
Chris Schneider (USGS Woods Hole) - Unspecified

Notes:
Project = Hurricane Hugo Response, Hurricane Hugo Response

Staff information imported from InfoBank
Bill Schwab (USGS Woods Hole) - Chief Scientist
Barry Irwin (USGS Woods Hole) - Unspecified
Bill Danforth (USGS Woods Hole) - Unspecified
Tom O'Brien (USGS Woods Hole) - Unspecified
Rafael Rodriguez (USGS Woods Hole) - Unspecified
Chris Schneider (USGS Woods Hole) - Unspecified
Kristen Fehlhaber (USGS Woods Hole) - Unspecified

Location Map:

Platform(s):

photo of Jean A
Jean A

Publications

Schwab, W.C., Rodriguez, R.W., Danforth, W.W., Gowen, M.H., Thieler, E.R., and O'Brien, T.F., 1996, High-resolution marine geologic maps showing sediment distribution on the insular shelf off Luquillo, Puerto Rico: .

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
3.5 kHz --- Sub Bottom Profiler
1991-009-FA-SE-002 ( microfilm of )
1991-009-FA-SE-001 ( Collection of paper record displays of seismic data( 3.5K) for lines )
Boomer --- Boomer
Q-MIPS sidescan sonar system --- Sidescan
1991-009-FA-SO-002 ( Digital tape(s) of SSS, )
1991-009-FA-SO-001 ( microfilm of )
Grab sampler - Shipek --- Geology
Motorola Mini-Ranger III --- Navigation
1991-009-FA-LN-001 ( Floppy disk(s) containing NAV-MINIR, NAV-MINIR, NAV-MINIR, NAV-MINIR, NAV-MINIR, NAV-MINIR, NAV-MINIR, NAV-MINIR, NAV-MINIR, NAV-MINIR, NAV-MINIR, NAV-MINIR, NAV-MINIR, NAV-MINIR, NAV-MINIR, NAV-MINIR, NAV-MINIR, )
navigation --- Navigation