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Summary for Field Activity Number 2006-008-FA

Area of Operations: Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and the Dominican Republic, northeast Caribbean, North Atlantic

Dates: May 03, 2006 to May 19, 2006

Objectives: Multibeam bathymetry mapping to identify earthquake and tsunami sources.

Type of Activity: Sea floor mapping

Information to be derived:

Summary: 53,300 sq. km of multibeam bathymetry were collected south of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and the Dominican republic, in the Mona rift area, in the 1946 tsunami area and south of the Puerto Rico trench. 11 XBT dropped.

USGS Project Number: 2921-C4X10 - Project Description

Contact: Uri ten Brink (

InfoBank: uses the identifier B-1-06-PR. Visit this site for more information.

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