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Field Activity Details for field activity 1969-001-FA

Other ID: ATTW PR II; CORPUS 4, T-1-69-PR, T-01-69-PR

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Louis E. Garrison

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Sampling: Geology, Sampling: Biology, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Sparker survey of Muertos Shelf, southeast Puerto Rico, and dredge sample Mona Passage.


Start Port/Location: Ponce, Puerto Rico

End Port/Location: Mayaguez, Puerto Rico

Start Date: 1969-01-17

End Date: 1969-01-29

Equipment Used: Grab sampler, Seismic reflection, Loran-C

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Sparker lines: 12; Dredges: 2.

Staff: James V. A. Trumbull, Jack Lee, Barry Irwin, Louis E. Garrison

Affiliate Staff:
Jaimie Biaggi - Fomento; Greg Telek - Puerto Rico Nuclear Center/UPR-Mayaguez; John Duncan - USGS temp.

Notes: Added InfoBank ID's 11/7/2017
Original Center People field contained: Louis Garrison - Ch. Sci., Corpus Christi; John Duncan - temp, Princeton; Porter Barry Irwin - Corpus Christi; Jack Lee - Corpus Christi; James Trumbull - San Juan.


south coast Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, Mona Passage, United States, Caribbean Sea, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 18 South: 17.75 West: -67.5 East: -65.9


photo of Atlantic Twin
Atlantic Twin


Garrison, L.E., 1969, Structural geology of the Muertos insular shelf, Puerto Rico: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 69-103, 22 p..


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Grab sampler --- Biology
Loran-C --- Navigation
Seismic reflection --- Air Gun / Water Gun
1969-001-FA-SE-001 ( Zip archive of seismic lines 1,3,4,5,9,13,14)

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