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Summary for Field Activity Number 1981-005-FA

Alternate Leg ID: 81-6

Area of Operations: Guanica area, south coast of Puerto Rico, Caribbean Sea, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: February 26, 1981 to February 27, 1981

Objectives: Collect sediment samples offshore Guanica and in its harbor to make grain size analyses in the geo-lab of the DNR and for other analyses.

Type of Activity: Sampling

Information to be derived: Samples and chemical analysis
Grain size analysis

Summary: 49 samples taken (PPR 235-284). After a certain depth, the ship fathometer became inoperative. This is the last cruise for the Parguera map area; sampling completed.

USGS Project Number: PR CO-OP

Contact: Jack Morelock ()

Map for Area of Operations :

Map of field activity boundary.

Platform Info:
PEZMAR
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