Project PROBE Leg II - Final Report and Archive of Swath Bathymetric Sonar, CTD/XBT and GPS Navigation Data Collected During USGS Cruise 03008 (NOAA Cruise RB0303) Puerto Rico Trench 18 February - 7 March, 2003
Series_Name: Open-file Report
Publication_Place: Woods Hole, MA
Publisher: Coastal and Marine Geology Program, Woods Hole Science Center
The Puerto Rico trench is a tectonic plate boundary where the North American plate slides by and descends under the Caribbean plate. Although much of the trench lies within the U.S. EEZ, surprisingly few surveys have been conducted there during the past 25 years. This data set shows the tracklines (navigation path) of the U.S. Geological Survey science cruise that was conducted in the year 2002.
To show the navigation path used during the USGS and NOAA science cruise of the Puerto Rico trench area.
Currentness_Reference: ground condition
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: None planned
Theme_Keyword: polyline shapefile
Theme_Keyword: NOAA Research Cruise RB0208
Theme_Keyword: USGS Science Cruise RonB 2051
Theme_Keyword: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Theme_Keyword: Woods Hole Science Center
Theme_Keyword: NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration
Theme_Keyword: Coastal Marine and Geology Program
Place_Keyword: Puerto Rico
Place_Keyword: North America
Place_Keyword: Atlantic Ocean
Place_Keyword: Caribbean Sea
Public domain data from the U.S. government are freely redistributable with proper metadata and source attribution. Please recognize the U.S. Geological Survey and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration as the source of this information.
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Publication_Date: Unpublished Material
Source_Currentness_Reference: ground condition
The navigation was received from the R/V Ron Brown GPS network during USGS cruise RONB02051 (NOAA RB0208), sent directly to the central storage system and logged each day to a spreadsheet file that was archived to a CD-ROM.