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Summary Information for Field Activity 2005-019-FA

Area of Operations: Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, United States, British Virgin Islands, Muertos Trough, Dominican Republic, Caribbean Sea, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: March 28, 2005 to April 17, 2005

Chief scientist: Uri ten Brink

   Prof. Andres Carbo, Universidad Complutense de Madrid

Objectives: Survey the Muertos Trough and the seismogenic zone north of the Virgin Islands.

Type of Activity: Seismic profiling; Sea floor mapping;Sea floor mapping

Information to be derived: Morphology;

Summary: Highly successful cruise: all equipment operated well, and lines were collected as planned.

Contact: Uri ten Brink (utenbrink@usgs.gov)

InfoBank: uses the identifier H-1-05-PR. Visit this site for more information.

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Publications resulting from these data

Granja Bruna, J.L., ten Brink, U.S., Carbo-Gorosabel, A., Munoz-Martin, A., and Gomez Ballesteros, M.,2009, Morphotectonics of the central Muertos thrust belt and Muertos Trough (northeastern Caribbean): Marine Geology, v. 263, no. 1-4: p. 7-33. (Also available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.margeo.2009.03.010)

Data Types and Locations:

BathymetryGeophysicsNavigationSeismicsSonar

 

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