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Summary Information for Field Activity 2009-001-FA

Area of Operations: Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and the Dominican Republic, northeast Caribbean, North Atlantic

Dates: March 22, 2009 to April 10, 2009

Chief scientist: Uri ten Brink

Objectives: Map faults on the Virgin Islands platform.

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

Information to be derived: Sea floor map; Bathymetric maps; Morphology;

Summary: Collected 1,311 kilometers of 234 kHz SwathPlus interferometric bathymetry over 10 survey days. Collected 821 kilometers of mini-sparker seismic reflection profiles over 9 survey days.

Contact: Brian Andrews (bandrews@usgs.gov)

InfoBank: uses the identifier T-1-09-PR. Visit this site for more information.

Related Links: http://soundwaves.usgs.gov/2009/09/

Platform Info:
TIKI XIV

Data Types and Locations:

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