USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1995-009-FA

Other ID: CSTL 95009

Status: Completed

Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center

Funding Program(s):

Location: Folly Beach, South Carolina, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Principal Investigator(s): William Schwab

Affiliate Investigator(s): Paul Gayes - CCU

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Boomer, Sonar: Sidescan, Sonar: Single Beam

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Image shoreface and inner shelf off Folly Beach, South Carolina.


Start Date: 1995-08-01

Start Port/Location: Isle of Palms, SC

End Date: 1995-08-14

End Port/Location: Isle of Palms, SC

Equipment Used: DGPS, Klein 531 sidescan, Boomer, Single channel hydrophone, 12 kHz

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: William Danforth, Barry Irwin, David Nichols, William Schwab

Affiliate Staff:
Paul Gayes - CCU

Notes: Project = South Carolina Coastal Erosion, South Carolina Coastal Erosion

Location Map:


photo of MS Coastal
MS Coastal


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
DGPS --- Navigation
1995-009-FA-LN-001 ( Navigation trackline plot for field activity 95009)
1995-009-FA-LN-002-01 ( Navigation data)
Klein 531 sidescan --- Sidescan
1995-009-FA-SO-001-01 ( Sidescan sonar data)
Boomer --- Boomer
Single channel hydrophone --- Air Gun / Water Gun
Bubble Gun
Sub Bottom Profiler
12 kHz --- Single Beam