Area of Operations: St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, Caribbean Sea, United States, North America, North Atlantic
Dates: February 16, 1978 to February 25, 1978
Chief scientist: Chuck Holmes
Objectives: Map the extent and thickness of the recent aggregate in selected locations as a prelude to selecting coring locations.
Type of Activity: Sea floor mapping;Sea floor mapping
Information to be derived: Sea floor map;
Summary: The data obtained was only fair to good because of the sea state. However, the data is sufficient to obtain the information needed to accomplish the mission. 2.5 kHz sub-bottom profiler: 240 km; Sidescan sonar: 160 km.
Contact: Chuck Holmes ()
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