Other ID: T-1-09-PR
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and the Dominican Republic, northeast Caribbean, North Atlantic,
Principal Investigator(s): Uri Ten Brink
Information Specialist(s): Brian Andrews
Data Type(s): Imagery: Video, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Sparker, Sonar: Multibeam
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Map faults on the Virgin Islands platform.
Start Date: 2009-03-22
Start Port/Location: St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
End Date: 2009-04-10
End Port/Location: St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
Equipment Used: Sparker system, Single channel hydrophone, Digital video camera, SWATHplus-M 234 kHz, GPS (wh)
Information to be Derived: Sea floor map; Bathymetric maps; Morphology;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Collected 1,311 kilometers of 234 kHz SwathPlus interferometric bathymetry over 10 survey days. Collected 821 kilometers of mini-sparker seismic reflection profiles over 9 survey days.
Staff: Brian Andrews, Emile Bergeron, William Danforth, Uri Ten Brink, Charles Worley
Notes: Original Center People field contained: Uri ten Brink - chief scientist; Bill Danforth - processing chief; Brian Andrews - GIS chief; Chuck Worley - Interferometric side-scan chief; Emile Bergeron - Sparker chief; No Indians.