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USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2013-052-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Uri Ten Brink

Affiliate Investigator(s): Andres Carbo and Jose-Luis Granja, Universidad Complutense de Madrid

Information Specialist(s): Uri Ten Brink

Data Type(s): Sonar: Single Beam, Seismics: Ocean Bottom Seismometer, Seismics: Multichannel

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Tectonics and seismic hazard around Hispaniola


Start Port/Location: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

End Port/Location: Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

Start Date: 2013-11-09

End Date: 2013-11-27

Equipment Used: Ocean Bottom Seismometer, Multichannel seismics, Echosounder

Information to be Derived: Bathymetric maps;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:


Affiliate Staff:
Technical personnel from Spain



Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and the Dominican Republic, northeast Caribbean, North Atlantic;,

North: 20.7972 South: 16.97274 West: -74.3555 East: -67.5


photo of Sarmiento de Gamboa
Sarmiento de Gamboa



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Echosounder --- Single Beam
Ocean Bottom Seismometer --- Ocean Bottom Seismometer
Multichannel seismics --- Multichannel

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