Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Principal Investigator(s): Uri Ten Brink
Affiliate Investigator(s): Juan Acosta - Instituto Espanol de Oceanografia-Madrid
Information Specialist(s): Michael Taylor
Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Sampling: Geology
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Multichannel seismic and multibeam sonar survey near oceanic plate fracture controlling earthquake, tilting, landslides, and tsunami near Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands.
Start Port/Location: San Juan, Puerto Rico
End Port/Location: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Start Date: 1997-05-04
End Date: 1997-05-12
Equipment Used: ARGO
Information to be Derived: Sea floor map; Bathymetric maps; Morphology;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Multichannel seismic reflection profiles; Multibeam bathymetry; Gravity; Magnetics.
Staff: Barry Irwin, David Nichols, Thomas O'Brien, Uri Ten Brink, Jeremy Loss, Michael Taylor
offshore northeast Puerto Rico, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
ten Brink, U.S., Marshak, Stephen, and Granja Bruna, Jose-Luis, 2009, Bivergent thrust wedges surrounding oceanic island arcs; insight from observations and sandbox models of the northeastern Caribbean plate: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 121 no. 11-12, doi: 10.1130/B26512.1.