Field Activity 2009-001-FA

Identifier 2009-001-FA
Alternate names T-1-09-PR
Purpose Map faults on the Virgin Islands platform.
Location Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and the Dominican Republic, northeast Caribbean, North Atlantic,
Summary Collected 1,311 kilometers of 234 kHz SwathPlus interferometric bathymetry over 10 survey days. Collected 821 kilometers of mini-sparker seismic reflection profiles over 9 survey days.
Info derived Sea floor map; Bathymetric maps; Morphology;
Comments Original Center People field contained: Uri ten Brink - chief scientist; Bill Danforth - processing chief; Brian Andrews - GIS chief; Chuck Worley - Interferometric side-scan chief; Emile Bergeron - Sparker chief; No Indians. Project = Tsunami Hazards: Dev. of Source Potential, Tsunami Hazards: Dev. of Source Potential
80 feet
Start St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands 2009-03-22
End St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands 2009-04-10
Days in the field 15
West -65.2747
East -64.2702
North 18.8086
South 18.136


384 Woods Hole Road
Quissett Campus
Woods Hole, MA02543-1598
(508) 548-8700
Principal investigators Uri Ten Brink
Crew members
William W Danforth
Scientist, Staff
Uri Ten Brink
Scientist, Staff
Brian Andrews
Scientist, Staff
Emile Bergeron
Scientist, Staff
Charles R Worley
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Brian Andrews
Specialist, Information

Data types and categories

Data category: Imagery, Location-Elevation, Seismics, Sonar
Data type: Video, Navigation, Sparker, Interferometric

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
Sparker Sparker (no data reported)
Single channel hydrophone Air Gun / Water Gun, Boomer, Bubble Gun, Sparker, Sub Bottom Profiler (no data reported)
Digital video camera Video (no data reported)
SEA SWATHplus-M 234 kHz Interferometric (no data reported)
GPS (wh) Navigation (no data reported)


Samples collected during this field activity