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Summary for Field Activity Number 1979-029-FA

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
Seismic profiling
Sea floor mapping

Information to be derived: Grain size analysis
Sea floor map
Bathymetric maps

Summary: Successful job. Sediment samples: 33; Echo sounder profiles: 15 km; SCUBA dives: 12.

USGS Project Number: PR CO-OP

Contact: Jim Trumbull ()

Map for Area of Operations :

Map of field activity boundary.

Platform Info:
ZODIAC
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