USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1994-051-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: Punta Higuero to Punta Cadena, Rincon, Puerto Rico, Greater Antilles, Caribbean, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Principal Investigator(s): E. Robert Thieler

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): E. Robert Thieler

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Document beach erosion and coastal development at Rincon, Puerto Rico.


Start Date: 1994-02-06

Start Port/Location:

End Date: 1994-02-06

End Port/Location:

Equipment Used: DGPS

Information to be Derived: Shoreline Position;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Shoreline walks with GPS backpack for shoreline position.

Staff: Barry Irwin, E. Robert Thieler

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Report submitted 07/2008 by A. Orton for R. Thieler. Original Center People field contained: Rob Thieler, PI; Barry Irwin, Geodesist.
Project = Insular Shelf - Puerto Rico, Insular Shelf - Puerto Rico

Location Map:


photo of On Foot
On Foot


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
DGPS --- Navigation