Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Principal Investigator(s): E. Robert Thieler
Affiliate Investigator(s): Paul Gayes - CCU
Information Specialist(s): E. Robert Thieler
Data Type(s): Sonar: Sidescan, Sampling: Geology, Location-Elevation: Navigation
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Sidescan and grab sampling survey of shoreface and inner shelf off Wrightsville Beach and Topsail Island to assess impact of Hurricane Bonnie.
Start Port/Location: Wrightsville Beach, NC
End Port/Location: Wrightsville Beach, NC
Start Date: 1998-08-30
End Date: 1998-09-02
Equipment Used: Klein 595 100/500kHz sidescan sonar, Grab sampler - Van Veen , DGPS
Information to be Derived: Grain size analysis; Sea floor map;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Noted changes to the morphologic fabric of the sea floor greater than those observed following Hurricanes Bertha and Fran (1996). Van Veen samples: 32 (30 stations); Klein sidescan: 275 km.
Staff: E. Robert Thieler
P. Gayes - Sci.; P. Donovan-Ealy - Tech. - CCU; N. Gielstra - Tech. - CCU
Project = Hurricane Bonnie post-storm sidescan survey, Hurricane Bonnie post-storm sidescan survey
Wrightsville Beach, Top Sail Island, Onslow Bay, North Carolina, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
|North: 34.5||South: 34.1||West: -77.9||East: -77.5|
Buczkowski, B.J., and Kelsey, S.A., 2007, Archival policies and collections database for the Woods Hole Science Center's marine sediment samples: URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2006/1187/.
|Survey Equipment||Survey Info||Data Type(s)||Data Collected|
|Klein 595 100/500kHz sidescan sonar||---||Sidescan||1998-046-FA-SO-001 ( Digital tape(s) of SSS L1-11, SSS L12-22, SSS L23-35, SSS L36-38, )|
|Grab sampler - Van Veen||---||Geology||1998-046-FA-SC-001 ( GRAB samples)|
|DGPS||---||Navigation||1998-046-FA-LN-001-01 ( Trackmap depicting sidescan sonar survey with line numbers.