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Field Activity Details for field activity 1976-043-FA

Other ID: 77-2

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): James V. A. Trumbull

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Sampling: Geology, Visual Identification: Submersible Observations

Scientific Purpose/Goals: SCUBA dives to examine sedimentary features and emplace underwater marker stakes, Bahia Sucia area.


Start Port/Location:

End Port/Location:

Start Date: 1976-10-18

End Date: 1976-10-21

Equipment Used: SCUBA, Submersible Observation

Information to be Derived: Sea floor map;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: SCUBA dives: 19; Man days:12.


Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Project = Puerto Rico Marine Geology Co-op, Puerto Rico Marine Geology Co-op


Bahia Sucia, Cabo Roja, Puerto Rico, Caribbean Sea, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 18 South: 17.9 West: -67.24 East: -67.18


photo of Jean A
Jean A


Grove, K.A., and Trumbull, James V. A., 1978, Surficial geologic maps and data on three potential offshore sand sources on the insular shelf of Puerto Rico: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF-1017, 1 sheet.


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
SCUBA --- Biology
Submersible Observation --- Submersible Observations
1976-043-FA-NL-001 ( Chief Scientist's cruise report describing ship movement, personnel, equipment and data acquisition notes.)

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