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Summary for Field Activity Number 1982-002-FA

Alternate Leg ID: 82-1

Area of Operations: The Escollo de Arenas, a sand body at the northwest corner of Vieques Island, Puerto Rico, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: January 27, 1982 to January 29, 1982

Objectives: Sample sand deposit based on seismic data from cruise 81-11; collect bathymetry of the sand deposit to supplement the work of cruise 81-11; and map the edge of Thalasia grass around the sand body.

Type of Activity:

Information to be derived:

Summary: Making bathymetry lines with 100-m line spacing, total 15 line-km. Fifty-three sediment samples were collected (UPR 173-216). Unable to map edge of Thalassia due to sea state and cloud cover.

USGS Project Number: PR CO-OP

Contact: Juan Trias ()

Map for Area of Operations :

Map of field activity boundary.

Platform Info:
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