Area of Operations: Puerto Rico trench, North America, North Atlantic
Dates: October 31, 2005 to November 03, 2005
Objectives: Pick up ocean bottom seismometers.
Type of Activity: Mooring work
Information to be derived: Time series data
Summary: Picked up 9 out of 10 OBSes. One OBS (#9; middle one north of the trench) did not respond despite 4 hours of efforts. Lithium battery pack of OBS #5 exploded on board ~36 hours after recovery following a slow undetected fire in the battery sphere. No injuries and no damage. Only partial data recovery from the remaining instruments because of programming error of the instruments prior to deployment.
USGS Project Number: 2921-0EQ10 - Project Description
Contact: Uri ten Brink (email@example.com)
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