USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1996-005-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

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

Principal Investigator(s): William Schwab

Affiliate Investigator(s): Paul Gayes - Coastal Carolina U.; Mark Hansen - USGS, St.Pete.

Information Specialist(s): William Danforth

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Survey inner shelf/shoreface off Folly Island and Stono Inlet using high-resolution sidesan sonar techniques.


Start Date: 1996-06-01

Start Port/Location: Charleston, SC

End Date: 1996-06-14

End Port/Location: Charleston, SC

Equipment Used: DGPS, Klein 531 sidescan, ISIS, ODOM 200 kHz depth recorder

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: William Danforth, David Nichols, David Twichell

Affiliate Staff:
Paul Gayes - Coastal Carolina University

Project = South Carolina Coastal Erosion, South Carolina Coastal Erosion

Location Map:


photo of Coastal II
Coastal II


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
DGPS --- Navigation
1996-005-FA-LN-001-01 ( Processed navigation)
Klein 531 sidescan --- Sidescan
1996-005-FA-SO-001 ( Sidescan sonar data)
ISIS --- Sidescan
ODOM 200 kHz depth recorder --- Single Beam