USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1999-044-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: northern South Carolina, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Principal Investigator(s): William Schwab

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): William Danforth

Data Type(s): Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Sonar: Single Beam, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: High-resolution mapping of the surface and shallow sub-bottom geology in the nearshore environment.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 1999-10-29

Start Port/Location: Wrightsville Beach, NC

End Date: 1999-11-12

End Port/Location: Charleston, SC

Equipment Used: Submetrix Sidescan sonar, SIS1000 Sidescan sonar, GeoPulse system, Echosounder, 3.5 kHz, DGPS

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: William Danforth, Jane Denny, Jenna Hill, Thomas O'Brien, Kenneth E. Parolski, William Schwab

Affiliate Staff:
Shawn Dadisman (Data Processing); Paul Byham (Submetrix
Inc. Field Technician)

Notes: Original Center People field contained: Bill Schwab (PI), Bill Danforth (Marine Technology), Jenna Hill (Data Processing), Shawn Dadisman (Data Processing), Tom O'Brien (Marine Technology), Ken Parolski (Marine Technology), Jane Denny (Data Processing).
Project = South Carolina Coastal Erosion, South Carolina Coastal Erosion

Location Map:

Platform(s):

photo of Atlantic Surveyor
Atlantic Surveyor

Publications

Baldwin, W.E., Denny, J.F., Schwab, W.C., Gayes, P.T., Morton, R.A., and Driscoll, N.W., 2007, Geologic framework studies of South Carolina's Long Bay from Little River Inlet to Winyah Bay, 1999-2003; geospatial data release: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2005-1346, DVD-ROM, URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2005/1346/.

Hill, J.C., Schwab, W. C., Dadisman, S. V., Danforth, W. W., Denny, J. F., O'Brien, T. F., and Parolski, K. F., 2000, Archive of boomer subbottom data collected during USGS Cruise ATSV 99044, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, 29 October - 12 November, 1999: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2000-153, 18 CD-ROMs, .

Hill, J.C., Schwab, W. C., Dadisman, S. V., Danforth, W. W., Denny, J. F., O'Brien, T. F., and Parolski, K. F., 2000, Archive of chirp data collection during USGS Cruise ATSV 99044, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, 29 October - 12 November, 1999: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2000-40, 9 CD-ROMs, URL: http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/publications/of00-40/.

Roberts, C.S., Hammar-Klose, E.S., and Schwab, W.C., 2002, Archive of sidescan-sonar data and DGPS navigation data, collected during USGS cruise ATSV99044, South Carolina coast, 29 October - 14 November, 1999: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2002-103, .

Schwab, W.C., Gayes, P. T., Morton, R. A., Driscoll, N. W., Baldwin, W. E., Barnhardt, W. A., Denny, J. F., Harris, M. S., Katuna, M. P., Putney, T. R., Voulgaris, G., Warner, J. C., and Wright, E. E., 2009, Coastal change along the shore of northeastern South Carolina; the South Carolina coastal erosion study, Barnhardt, W.A. (ed.): U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1339, 77 p. URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/circ/circ1339/.

Schwab, W.C., Gayes, P.T., Morton, R.A., Driscoll, N.W., Baldwin, W.E., Barnhardt, W.A., Denny, J.F., Harris, M.S., Katuna, M.P., Putney, T.R., Voulgaris, G., Warner, J.C., and Wright, E.E., 2009, in Barnhardt, W.E., ed., Coastal change along the shore of northeastern South Carolina; the South Carolina coastal erosion study: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1206, URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2008/1206/.

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Submetrix Sidescan sonar --- Sidescan
SIS1000 Sidescan sonar --- Boomer
Sidescan
GeoPulse system --- Sub Bottom Profiler
1999-044-FA-SE-002 ( Boomer seismic data)
1999-044-FA-SE-001 ( CHIRP Subbottom Seismic Data - SEG-Y data files for Lines 1-121.)
Echosounder --- Single Beam
3.5 kHz --- Sub Bottom Profiler
DGPS --- Navigation
1999-044-FA-LN-001 ( Shotpoint Navigation Data (txt files) GPS navigation data.)