Alternate Leg ID: 81-11
Area of Operations: Escollo de Arenas, NW corner of Isla de Vieques, Puerto Rico, United States, North America, North Atlantic
Dates: October 21, 1981 to October 26, 1981
Objectives: Make seismic profiles with highest possible resolution in a very shallow sand body for investigation of sand resources, and collect sedimentary samples to make grain analyses in the geo-laboratory of the Dept. of Natural Resources.
Type of Activity: Sampling
Information to be derived: Samples and chemical analysis
Grain size analysis
Summary: SAGITTA used for shooting seismic lines, JEAN A for floating hotel, equipment depot, and sampling sediments. 23 sediment samples collected (UPR 150-173) and 58 seismic lines.
USGS Project Number: RA
Contact: Juan Trias ()
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