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Field Activity Details for field activity 1988-001-FA

Other ID: S1-88-HT

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Barry Irwin

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Electro-Magnetic: Gravity, Sonar: Single Beam

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Collection of gravity, magnetics and bathymetry data in and around the waters of Haiti as specified by DMA requirements.


Start Port/Location: La Guaira, Venezuela

End Port/Location: Roosevelt Roads, Puerto Rico

Start Date: 1988-01-29

End Date: 1988-02-06

Equipment Used: Echosounder, Racal/Decca Hyperfix, LaCoste-Romberg gravimeter G-179, Magnavox System 5000 integrated navigation system

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Kilometers surveyed:1898; Kilometers steamed: 2244.

Staff: David W. Folger, Barry Irwin

Affiliate Staff:
Robert Rowland - USGS-Reston
Juan Collado - USGS-Puerto Rico

Project = Defense Mapping Agency Gravity, Defense Mapping Agency Gravity


southwest Haiti, Caribbean Sea, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 19.63776 South: 17.60214 West: -74.3137 East: -71.80664


photo of Starella



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Racal/Decca Hyperfix --- Navigation
LaCoste-Romberg gravimeter G-179 --- Gravity
Echosounder --- Single Beam
1988-001-FA-SO-001 ( analog tape of seismic data)
1988-001-FA-SE-001 ( analog tape of seismic data)
Magnavox System 5000 integrated navigation system --- Navigation
1988-001-FA-LN-001 ( Digital tape(s) of PROCESSED NV/PLOT, RAW NV, )

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