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Summary for Field Activity Number 1980-031-FA

Alternate Leg ID: 81-1

Area of Operations: South coasts of Puerto Rico and Isla de Vieques, Puerto Rico, Caribbean Sea, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: November 13, 1980 to November 24, 1980

Objectives: Make high-resolution seismic profiles for reconnaissance use in investigation of sand resources on Puerto Rican shelf and for research into late Pleistocene and Holocene sea-level rise and coral reef history.

Type of Activity: Seismic profiling

Information to be derived: Seismic profiles

Summary: Radar became inoperative; repaired at St. Croix. Uniboom inoperative immediately after test at dock. Major loss of cruise time.

USGS Project Number: PR CO-OP

Contact: Kurt Grove ()

Map for Area of Operations :

Map of field activity boundary.

Platform Info:
photo of JEAN A
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