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Field Activity Details for field activity 1992-013-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): William Schwab, Rafael W. Rodriguez

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: To complete sediment sampling (nearshore) for M.I. reconnaissance map series (Playa de Luquillo).


Start Port/Location: Fajardo, Puerto Rico

End Port/Location: Fajardo, Puerto Rico

Start Date: 1992-06-29

End Date: 1992-07-02

Equipment Used: GPS (wh), Grab sampler - Shipek

Information to be Derived: Grain size analysis; Sea floor map;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: William Schwab, Milton Carlo, Molly Gowen, Rafael W. Rodriguez, Juan Luis Trias

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Prepared from pre-field activity report only.


offshore Luquillo, Puerto Rico, Caribbean Sea, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 18.5 South: 18.35 West: -65.75 East: -65.5


photo of Boriken


Schwab, W.C., Rodriguez, R.W., Danforth, W.W., Gowen, M.H., Thieler, E.R., and O'Brien, T.F., 1996, High-resolution marine geologic maps showing sediment distribution on the insular shelf off Luquillo, Puerto Rico: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF-2276, 16 p., 4 sheets, scale 1:12,500.


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Grab sampler - Shipek --- Geology
GPS (wh) --- Navigation

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