Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Punta Higuero to Punta Cadena, Rincon, Puerto Rico, Greater Antilles, Caribbean, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): E. Robert Thieler
Information Specialist(s): E. Robert Thieler
Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Document beach erosion and coastal development at Rincon, Puerto Rico.
Start Date: 2006-12-05
End Date: 2006-12-06
Equipment Used: DGPS
Information to be Derived: Shoreline position;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Shoreline walks with GPS backpack for shoreline position.
Staff: Barry Irwin, E. Robert Thieler
Notes: Report submitted 07/2008 by A. Orton for R. Thieler. Original Center People field contained: Rob Thieler, PI; Barry Irwin, Geodesist.
Thieler, E.R., Rodriguez, R.W., and Himmelstoss, E.A., 2008, Historical shoreline changes at Rincon, Puerto Rico, 1936-2006: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2007-1017, URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2007/1017/.