Other ID: HE-105
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, United States, British Virgin Islands, Muertos Trough, Dominican Republic, Caribbean Sea, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): Uri Ten Brink
Affiliate Investigator(s): Prof. Andres Carbo, Universidad Complutense de Madrid
Information Specialist(s): Uri Ten Brink
Data Type(s): Sonar: Multibeam, Seismics: Multichannel, Environmental Data: Temperature, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Electro-Magnetic: Magnetics, Electro-Magnetic: Gravity
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Survey the Muertos Trough and the seismogenic zone north of the Virgin Islands.
Start Date: 2005-03-28
Start Port/Location: San Juan, Puerto Rico
End Date: 2005-04-17
End Port/Location: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Equipment Used: Simrad EM120, Simrad EM1002, Multichannel seismics, XBT, 3.5 kHz, Marine magnetometer, Gravity meter (wh)
Information to be Derived: Morphology;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Highly successful cruise: all equipment operated well, and lines were collected as planned.
Staff: Thomas O'Brien, Uri Ten Brink, Edward Sweeney
Notes: Original Center People field contained: Uri ten Brink - Scientist; Ed Sweeney - (March 28 - April 7) Visualization of multibeam bathymetry data; Tom O'Brien - (April 7 - April 15) Technical help with seismic acquisition.
Granja Bruna, J.L., ten Brink, U.S., Carbo-Gorosabel, A., Munoz-Martin, A., and Gomez Ballesteros, M., 2009, Morphotectonics of the central Muertos thrust belt and Muertos Trough (northeastern Caribbean): Marine Geology, v. 263 no. 1-4, doi: 10.1016/j.margeo.2009.03.010.