USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2006-041-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): E. Robert Thieler

Affiliate Investigator(s):

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.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 2006-12-05

Start Port/Location:

End Date: 2006-12-06

End Port/Location:

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

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Report submitted 07/2008 by A. Orton for R. Thieler. 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:

Punta Higuero to Punta Cadena, Rincon, Puerto Rico, Greater Antilles, Caribbean, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Boundaries
North: 18.4 South: 18.2 West: -67.3 East: -67.2

Platform(s):

photo of On Foot
On Foot

Publications

Thieler, E.R., Rodriguez, R.W., and Himmelstoss, E.A., 2008, Historical shoreline changes at Rincon, Puerto Rico, 1936-2006: URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2007/1017/.

Portals/Viewers

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
DGPS --- Navigation