Alternate Leg ID: 86-Test
Area of Operations: Caribbean Sea, North America, North Atlantic
Dates: October 22, 1986 to October 25, 1986
Objectives: Transit from eastern Caribbean work area to western Caribbean to test new navigation equipment and run one gravity line.
Type of Activity: Navigation system testing
Information to be derived: Satellite navigation system test
Summary: Integration of the Atlantic Marine Geology navigation system with the gravity meter and the new STARFIX commercial satellite navigation system was completed during transit. Results acquired during 6 crossings of the same feature provided excellent results and indicated system was successful.
USGS Project Number: DMA GRAV
Contact: Dave Folger ()
InfoBank: uses the identifier S-T-86-CB. Visit this site for more information.