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Summary Information for Field Activity 2003-032-FA

Area of Operations: Puerto Rico trench, Puerto Rico, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: August 28, 2003 to September 04, 2003

Chief scientist: Uri ten Brink

   NOAA Ocean Exploration

Objectives: Complete multibeam bathymetry survey of the Puerto Rico trench.

Type of Activity: Sea floor mapping;Sea floor mapping

Information to be derived: Sea floor map;

Summary: SeaBeam bathy: 1085 km.

Contact: Chris Polloni (
Nancy Soderberg (

InfoBank: uses the identifier B-2-03-PR. Visit this site for more information.

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Publications resulting from these data

Whitmore, Paul, ten Brink, Uri, Caropolo, Michael, Huerfano-Moreno, Victor, Knight, William, Sammler, William, and Sandrik, Al,2009, NOAA/West Coast and Alaska Tsunami Warning Center Atlantic Ocean response criteria: Science of Tsunami Hazards, v. 28, no. 2: p. 86-107. (Also available at

Andrews, B.D., ten Brink, U.S., Danforth, W., Chaytor, J.D., Granja-Bruna, J.L., and Carbo-Gorosabel, A.,2014, Bathymetric Terrain Model of the Puerto Rico Trench and Northeast Caribbean Region for Marine Geological Investigations.: U. S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2013-1125. (Also available at

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