Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): William Schwab
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
Notes: Original Center People field contained: Marinna Martini - engineer, William Strahle - engineer, Joseph Newell - Marine technician.
Gutierrez, B.T., Voulgaris, G., and Thieler, E. R., 2005, Exploring the persistence of sorted bedforms on the inner-shelf of Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina: Continental Shelf Research, v. 25 no. 1, doi: 10.1016/j.csr.2004.07.027.
Murray, A.B., and Thieler, E. R., 2004, A new hypothesis and exploratory model for the formation of large-scale inner-shelf sediment sorting and "rippled scour depressions": Continental Shelf Research, v. 24 no. 3, doi: 10.1016/j.csr.2003.11.001.
Thieler, E.R., Schwab, W.C., and Cacchione, D.A., 1998, Wave and current measurements in a cross-shore scour depression on the shoreface off Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina [abs.]: , Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union.