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Summary Information for Field Activity 1994-051-FA

Area of Operations: Punta Higuero to Punta Cadena, Rincon, Puerto Rico, Greater Antilles, Caribbean, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: February 06, 1994 to February 06, 1994

Chief scientist: Rob Thieler

Objectives: Document beach erosion and coastal development at Rincon, Puerto Rico.

Type of Activity: Shoreline mapping;

Information to be derived: Shoreline Position;

Summary: Shoreline walks with GPS backpack for shoreline position.

Contact: Rob Thieler (

InfoBank: uses the identifier L-51-94-PR. Visit this site for more information.

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Publications resulting from these data

Thieler, E.R., and Carlo, M.,1995, Historical shoreline changes at Rincon, Puerto Rico: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 95-72, 29 p.. (Also available at

Thieler, E.R., Rodriguez, R.W., and Himmelstoss, E.A.,2008, Historical shoreline changes at Rincon, Puerto Rico, 1936-2006: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2007-1017. (Also available at

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