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
Affiliate Investigator(s): Rob Thieler; Orrin Pilkey - Duke University
Information Specialist(s): William Schwab
Data Type(s): Sonar: Single Beam, Location-Elevation: Navigation
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Assess changes to shoreface/inner shelf due to Hurricane Bertha. Resurveyed study area using high-resolution sidescan sonar.
Start Date: 1996-07-29
Start Port/Location: Wrightsville Beach, NC
End Date: 1996-08-03
End Port/Location: Wrightsville Beach, NC
Equipment Used: Echosounder, DGPS, Edgetech Sidescan sonar
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Reconnaissance sidescan indicates there were only minor changes to nearshore sediment distribution.
Staff: Barry Irwin, Kenneth E. Parolski