Alternate Leg ID: 81-7 (First Part)
Area of Operations: south coast of the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Caribbean Sea, North America, North Atlantic
Dates: June 08, 1981 to June 26, 1981
Objectives: Cruise related to work done in second part, cruise report 81020. The objectives of this leg of the cruise were to make high-resolution seismic profiles for reconnaissance use in research into late Pleistocene and Holocene sea-level rise and coral reef history and an investigation of sand resources in certain areas of the Dominican Republic; and to collect sediment samples offshore of the Dominican Republic coast to make grain and trace metals analyses in the Geo-laboratory of the Department of Natural Resources. This data will be used for Rafael Rodriguez' PhD thesis.
Type of Activity: Sampling
Information to be derived: Samples and chemical analysis
Summary: Cruise related to work done in second part, cruise report 81020. Seismic lines: 54; Sediment samples: 111 (SDR 01-111).
USGS Project Number: PR CO-OP
Contact: Juan Trias ()