Southeast Caribbean Continental Dynamics Project: BOLIVAR
(Broadband Ocean-Land Investigation of Venezuela
and the Antilles arc Region)
|Faculty Investigators:||Alan Levander
Hans Avé Lallemant
|Research Scientist:||Jim Pindell|
|Graduate Students:||Amanda Beardsley
Maria Carolina Guedez
|Funding Source:||National Science Foundation
Continental Dynamics Program
- 2004 Reflection, OBS, Onshore-Offshore, and Refraction Surveys
- Broadband Seismic Experiment
- Stretching of the Leeward Antilles Island Arc
- Islands (Onshore-Offshore)
- Venezuela (Onshore-Offshore)
- Ewing (Marine Reflection)
- Seward Johnson (OBS)
- Rice Broadband Instruments
Rice is the lead institution of the SE Caribbean Plate Boundary Continental Dynamics Project, which includes Principal Investigators at the University of Houston, University of Georgia, University of Arizona, the University of Texas Institute for Geophysics, and the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California at San Diego.
The project, funded by NSF Continental Dynamics, will last from 2001–2005.
The project is being undertaken in cooperation with FUNVISIS, the Venezuelan Seismological Foundation, the Universidad Central de Venezuela, and the Universidad Simon Bolivar, with support from PDVSA/INTEVEP, Venezuelan petroleum companies.