Other ID: IB I-28-00-PR
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: western Puerto Rico, United States, Caribbean Sea, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): Uri Ten Brink
Affiliate Investigator(s): Christa von Hillebrandt, University of Puerto Rico and P.R. Seismic network
Information Specialist(s): Gregory Miller, Erich Roth
Data Type(s): Seismics: Ocean Bottom Seismometer, Location-Elevation: Navigation
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Deploy ocean bottom seismometers to record earthquakes in the vicinity of Puerto Rico.
Start Date: 2000-05-03
Start Port/Location: Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
End Date: 2000-05-04
End Port/Location: Magueyez, Puerto Rico
Equipment Used: Ocean Bottom Seismometer, GPS (wh)
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Deployed 12 OBSes with external geophone packages west, northwest, and southwest of Puerto Rico to record earthquakes for 45 days. Three land seismometers were also deployed.
Staff: Gregory Miller, Philipp Molzer, Erich Roth
Martin, J.L., ten Brink, Uri S., von Hillebrandt, Christa, Roth, Erich G., and Miller, Gregory, 2001, Project PROBES (Puerto Rico Ocean Bottom Earthquake Survey): U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 01-112, 89 p. URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/of01-112/.