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Alternate Leg ID: 79-7
Area of Operations: inner shelf near Rio de la Plata, Dorado, Puerto Rico, United States, North America, North Atlantic
Dates: September 13, 1979 to September 25, 1979
Objectives: Investigate change in shelf sediments and morphology caused by hurricane runoff by a major river.
Type of Activity: Sampling
Sea floor mapping
Information to be derived: Grain size analysis
Sea floor map
Summary: Successful job. Sediment samples: 33; Echo sounder profiles: 15 km; SCUBA dives: 12.
USGS Project Number: PR CO-OP
Contact: Jim Trumbull ()
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