USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2000-029-FA

Other ID: IB C-29-00-PR

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Uri Ten Brink

Affiliate Investigator(s): Christa von Hillebrandt, Univ. of Puerto Rico and the P.R. Seismic network

Information Specialist(s): Erich Roth

Data Type(s): Seismics: Ocean Bottom Seismometer, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Retrieve ocean bottom seismometers deployed during cruise 00028.


Start Date: 2000-06-13

Start Port/Location: Mayaguez, Puerto Rico

End Date: 2000-06-15

End Port/Location: Mayaguez, Puerto Rico

Equipment Used: Ocean Bottom Seismometer, GPS (wh)

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Uri Ten Brink, Erich Roth, Jefferey Nealon

Affiliate Staff:
Russell Sell; Rafael Abreu
Red Sismica (Puerto Rico Seismic network)
UPRM; Sr. Ramon Alonso
Dept. de Recursos Naturales; Kurt Grove
Sea Grant Program; Robert Iuliucci
Contractor; David Martinez
Dept. of Geology
UPRM; Samuel Vega Figueroa
Red Sismica

Notes: Original Center People field contained: Greg Miller, Erich Roth, Uri ten Brink, Jeffrey Nealon, Russell Sell.
Project = Caribbean Tsunami and Earthquake Study, Caribbean Tsunami and Earthquake Study


western Puerto Rico, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 19 South: 17.5 West: -67.7 East: -67


photo of Chapman


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): 89 URL:


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Ocean Bottom Seismometer --- Ocean Bottom Seismometer
GPS (wh) --- Navigation