Alternate Leg ID: 88-2-PR
Area of Operations: Puerto Rico Trench, Puerto Rico, Caribbean Sea, United States, North America, North Atlantic
Dates: Mar 25, 1988 to April 04, 1988
Objectives: 1. Image area of suspected slope failure using SeaMARC 1B sidescan sonar system. 2. Image the heads of a series of submarine canyons at the north Puerto Rico shelfbreak using the Klein 100 kHz sidescan sonar system.
Type of Activity: Sea floor mapping
Information to be derived: Sea Floor Map
Summary: Cruise terminated early due to loss of SeaMARC 1B and Klein 100 kHz towfish. Data acquired: SeaMARC 1B Sidescan Sonar: 95 km; Klein 100 kHz Sidescan Sonar: 50 km; 12 kHz Bathymetry: 700 km.
USGS Project Number: SED PROC
Contact: Bill Schwab (email@example.com)
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