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Summary Information for Field Activity 2005-049-FA

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

Dates: December 04, 2005 to December 10, 2005

Chief scientist: Rob Thieler

Objectives: Map shoreline position.

Type of Activity: Shoreline mapping; Bathymetry;Bathymetry

Information to be derived: Bathymetric maps;

Summary: Shoreline walks with GPS backpack for shoreline position; one day bathymetric survey of nearshore.

Contact: Rob Thieler (

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

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Publications resulting from these data

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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