Other ID: RB03-02
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Principal Investigator(s): Uri Ten Brink
Affiliate Investigator(s): NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration, NOAA Hydrographic Survey-Atlantic Branch
Information Specialist(s): Jennifer Martin
Data Type(s): Sonar: Multibeam, Environmental Data: CTD, Environmental Data: Temperature
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Map the Puerto Rico trench using multibeam bathymetry.
Start Port/Location: Miami, FL
End Port/Location: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Start Date: 2003-02-18
End Date: 2003-03-08
Equipment Used: SeaBeam 2112, Temperature and salinity
Information to be Derived: Sea floor map;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:
Staff: William Danforth, Christopher F. Polloni, Uri Ten Brink
Castle E. Parker and Toshi Uozumi - NOAA Atlantic Hydrographic Branch - Onboard processing; Rex Roettger - Teacher at sea; Catalina Martinez and Taconya Piper - Ocean Exploration representatives; Amy Kennedy and Rebecca Lester - Whale watchers
Notes: Original Center People field contained: Bill Danforth - onboard processing; Christopher Polloni - onboard display and archiving; Uri ten Brink - Chief scientist.
Project = Caribbean tsunami and earthquake hazard, Caribbean tsunami and earthquake hazard
Puerto Rico trench, Puerto Rico, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
|North: 20.33333||South: 18.66667||West: -69||East: -62.5|
Ronald H. Brown
Andrews, B.D., ten Brink, U.S., Danforth, W., Chaytor, J.D., Granja-Bruna, J.L., and Carbo-Gorosabel, A., 2014, Bathymetric Terrain Model of the Puerto Rico Trench and Northeast Caribbean Region for Marine Geological Investigations. doi: 10.3133/ofr20131125.
ten Brink, U., Danforth, William, Polloni, Christopher F., Parker, Castle Eugene, Uozumi, Toshihiko, and Williams, Glynn F., 2005, Project PROBE Leg II; final report and archive of swath bathymetric sonar, CTD/XBT and GPS navigation data collected during USGS Cruise 03008 (NOAA Cruise RB0303) Puerto Rico Trench 18 February - 7 March, 2003: URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2004/1400/.
Whitmore, P., ten Brink, Uri, Caropolo, Michael, Huerfano-Moreno, Victor, Knight, William, Sammler, William, and Sandrik, Al, 2009, NOAA/West Coast and Alaska Tsunami Warning Center Atlantic Ocean response criteria: Science of Tsunami Hazards, v. 28 no. 2, URL: http://tsunamisociety.org/282WhitmoreEtAla.pdf.