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Field Activity Details for field activity 1993-027-FA

Other ID: JENA 93-2

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Kathryn Scanlon Catanach

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Seismics: Boomer, Seismics: Air Gun / Water Gun, Seismics: Sparker, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Sampling: Geology, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Collect high-resolution seismic reflection data and bottom samples to map surficial sediments, geologic structure and morphology of the insular sea floor.


Start Port/Location: Yabucoa, Puerto Rico

End Port/Location: San Juan, Puerto Rico

Start Date: 1993-11-06

End Date: 1993-11-12

Equipment Used: DGPS, Grab sampler - Shipek, Benthos AQ-4 10-element hydrophone streamer, ORE 140 transceiver/1036 transducer sub-bottom profiler, Huntec profiling system (500-2500 Hz)

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Barry Irwin, Kenneth E. Parolski, Kathryn Scanlon Catanach

Affiliate Staff:
Milton Carlo - geol. tech.
USGS BAMG-San Juan; Juan Trias - geologist

Notes: Original Center People field contained: Kathy Scanlon - ch. sci.; Barry Irwin - navigation; Ken Parolski - elec. tech.
Project = PR insular shelf studies, PR insular shelf studies


off Humacao, southeast Puerto Rico, Caribbean Sea, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 18.30238 South: 17.81146 West: -66.2585 East: -65.64331


photo of Jean A
Jean A



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Huntec profiling system (500-2500 Hz) --- Boomer
1993-027-FA-SE-001 ( Collection of paper record displays of seismic data( 3.5K) for lines )
1993-027-FA-SE-002 ( microfilm of )
Benthos AQ-4 10-element hydrophone streamer --- Air Gun / Water Gun
ORE 140 transceiver/1036 transducer sub-bottom profiler --- Sub Bottom Profiler
Grab sampler - Shipek --- Geology
DGPS --- Navigation
1993-027-FA-LN-001 ( Navigation trackline plot for field activity 93027)
1993-027-FA-LN-002 ( Floppy disk(s) containing NAV-DGPSL1-8, NAV-DGPSL9-16*, NAV-DGPSL17-27, NAV-EDITDGPS, NAV-RAWDGPS, )

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