USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2005-049-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: Rincon, Puerto Rico, Caribbean, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Principal Investigator(s): E. Robert Thieler

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): E. Robert Thieler

Data Type(s): Sonar: Single Beam, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Map shoreline position.


Start Date: 2005-12-04

Start Port/Location:

End Date: 2005-12-10

End Port/Location:

Equipment Used: Echosounder, GPS (wh)

Information to be Derived: Bathymetric maps;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Shoreline walks with GPS backpack for shoreline position; one day bathymetric survey of nearshore.

Staff: Barry Irwin, E. Robert Thieler

Affiliate Staff:
Milton Carlo - UPR
Captain and Field Scientist

Notes: Original Center People field contained: Rob Thieler, PI; Barry Irwin, Geodesist.
Project = Rincon Puerto Rico Coastal Erosion Study, Rincon Puerto Rico Coastal Erosion Study

Location Map:


photo of Camille


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Echosounder --- Single Beam
GPS (wh) --- Navigation