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Alternate Leg ID: 82-1
Area of Operations: The Escollo de Arenas, a sand body at the northwest corner of Vieques Island, Puerto Rico, United States, North America, North Atlantic
Dates: January 27, 1982 to January 29, 1982
Objectives: Sample sand deposit based on seismic data from cruise 81-11; collect bathymetry of the sand deposit to supplement the work of cruise 81-11; and map the edge of Thalasia grass around the sand body.
Type of Activity:
Information to be derived:
Summary: Making bathymetry lines with 100-m line spacing, total 15 line-km. Fifty-three sediment samples were collected (UPR 173-216). Unable to map edge of Thalassia due to sea state and cloud cover.
USGS Project Number: PR CO-OP
Contact: Juan Trias ()
Map for Area of Operations :
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