USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1996-009-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Principal Investigator(s): William Schwab

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Sampling: Geology, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Deploy BASS current meter/instrument tripod in nearshore area.


Start Date: 1996-03-05

Start Port/Location: Wilmington, NC

End Date: 1996-03-05

End Port/Location: Wilmington, NC

Equipment Used: ARGO, Camera- deep sea, Bottom tripod

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Mooring deployed: 1 (#467 recovered FA 96011 DAN MOORE May 20-21, 1996).

Staff: Marinna Martini, Joseph S. Newell, William J. Strahle

Affiliate Staff:
David Cacchione - co-PI - USGS-Menlo Park; E. Rob Thieler - diver - Duke; Andrew Brill - diver - Duke; G. Taylor - diver - NURC
UNC Wilmington

Notes: Original Center People field contained: Marinna Martini - engineer, William Strahle - engineer, Joseph Newell - Marine technician.
Project = Wrightsville Beach, Wrightsville Beach

Location Map:


photo of Dan Moore
Dan Moore


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
ARGO --- Photo
Camera- deep sea --- Photo
1996-009-FA-PH-001 ( film collection of TRIPOD 467; 19960305-19960521)
Bottom tripod --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
1996-009-FA-OM-001 ( Wrightsville mooring data)