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Summary for Field Activity Number 1981-037-FA

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
Seismic profiling

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

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 ()

Map for Area of Operations :

Map of field activity boundary.

Platform Info:
photo of JEAN A
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