USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1992-027-FA

Other ID: JEAN A 11-92

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Rafael W. Rodriguez

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Reconnaissance geologic mapping of the Fajardo insular shelf.


Start Date: 1992-11-06

Start Port/Location:

End Date: 1992-11-15

End Port/Location:

Equipment Used: DGPS, Boomer, 3.5 kHz, Grab sampler

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: High-resolution seismic data and bathymetry were collected over approximately 160 km of tracklines; 83 sediment samples were collected on the beach, shelf and slope; and SCUBA observations were carried out at three locations.

Staff: Barry Irwin, Kenneth E. Parolski, Milton Carlo, Rafael W. Rodriguez, Juan Luis Trias, VeeAnn Atnipp Cross

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: The employee listed in the post-cruise report as Lyanet Atnip is in fact VeeAnn Atnipp (Cross).


Fajardo, east coast of Puerto Rico, United States, Caribbean Sea, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 18.49217 South: 18.2337 West: -65.6425 East: -65.39068


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Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
DGPS --- Navigation
1992-027-FA-LN-001-01 ( Raw navigation data files.)
Boomer --- Boomer
3.5 kHz --- Sub Bottom Profiler
1992-027-FA-SE-001 ( Collection of paper record displays of seismic data( 3.5K) for lines )
1992-027-FA-SE-002 ( VHS digital tapes for line(s) 8, 8-10, 10, 11-12, 12-14, 14-15, 15-16, 16-18, 18, 19-21, 21-22, )
1992-027-FA-SE-003 ( microfilm of )
Grab sampler --- Biology