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Summary Information for Field Activity 2000-028-FA

Area of Operations: western Puerto Rico, United States, Caribbean Sea, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: May 03, 2000 to May 04, 2000

Chief scientist: Uri ten Brink

   Christa von Hillebrandt, University of Puerto Rico and P.R. Seismic network

Objectives: Deploy ocean bottom seismometers to record earthquakes in the vicinity of Puerto Rico.

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Summary: Deployed 12 OBSes with external geophone packages west, northwest, and southwest of Puerto Rico to record earthquakes for 45 days. Three land seismometers were also deployed.

Contact: Greg Miller (
Erich Roth (

InfoBank: uses the identifier I-28-00-PR. Visit this site for more information.

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Publications resulting from these data

Martin, Jennifer L., ten Brink, Uri S., von Hillebrandt, Christa, Roth, Erich G., and Miller, Gregory,2001, Project PROBES (Puerto Rico Ocean Bottom Earthquake Survey): U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 01-112, 89 p.. (Also available at

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