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Summary Information for Field Activity 1985-007-FA

Area of Operations: U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, United States, Caribbean Sea, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: April 01, 1985 to April 08, 1985

Chief scientist: Gail Kineke

   Byron Ruppel, USGS-Menlo Park

Objectives: Collect high-resolution single-channel seismic reflection data near Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. This endeavor was secondary to the collection of gravity data by the USGS-Menlo Park personnel for the Defense Mapping Agency (DMA). This report covers the seismic reflection aspects of the cruise.

Type of Activity: Seismic profiling; Gravity data collection;Gravity data collection

Information to be derived: Seismic reflection data
Gravity data collection

Summary: Seismic reflection data gathered: Lines 51, 38B, 38A-TRANS, 37, 37A-TRANS, 36-EAST, 36A-TRANS, 35B, 24-EAST, 550-TRANS, 55A-TRANS, 56, 758, 16W, 16WB, 14W, 14WA, 49, 49A-TRANS, 17, TOTO 1, TOTO 2, 69, and 70.

Contact: Gail Kineke ()

InfoBank: uses the identifier P-2-85-VI. Visit this site for more information.

InfoBank: uses the identifier P-4-85-CB. Visit this site for more information.

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Publications resulting from these data

Edgar, N.T., and Scanlon, K.M.,1987, Single-channel seismic-reflection profiles collected aboard R/V POWELL, Cruises P-2-85, P-3-85, P-4-85 in the nearshore waters around Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 87-147, 3 p.. (Available as a PDF version)

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