USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2000-014-FA

Other ID: IB M-14-00-SR

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

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

Principal Investigator(s): William Schwab

Affiliate Investigator(s): Bob Morton - USGS, St. Pete

Information Specialist(s): Jane Denny

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: High-resolution mapping of inner shelf.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 2000-03-13

Start Port/Location: Charleston, SC

End Date: 2000-03-30

End Port/Location: Charleston, SC

Equipment Used: Submetrix Sidescan sonar, GeoPulse system, SIS1000 Sidescan sonar, GPS (wh), Echosounder

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Weather was bad. Limited data collection.

Staff: William Danforth, Thomas O'Brien, William Schwab, Charles Worley

Affiliate Staff:
Shawn Dadisman (USGS - data processing)
Bob Morton (USGS - co-PI); Paul Byham (Submetrix Rep.)

Notes: Original Center People field contained: Bill Schwab (PI), Bill Danforth (Data Processor), Tom O'Brien (Electronics Technician), Chuck Worley (Electronics Technician), Shawn Dadisman (data processing), Bob Morton (co-PI).
Project = SC Coastal Erosion, SC Coastal Erosion

Location Map:

Platform(s):

photo of Megan T Miller
Megan T Miller

Publications

Dadisman, S.V., Hill, J.C., Schwab, W.C., 2001, Archive of boomer subbottom data collected during USGS cruise MGNM 00014, central South Carolina, 13-30 March 2000: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 00-463.

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: URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2005/1346/.

Dadisman, S.V., Hill, J. C., and Schwab, W. C., 2000, Archive of boomer subbottom data collected during USGS Cruise MGNM 00014, central South Carolina, 13-30 March 2000: .

Dadisman, S.V., Hill, J. C., and Schwab, W. C., 2000, Archive of Datasonics SIS-1000 chirp subbottom data collected during USGS Cruise MGNM 00014, central South Carolina, 13-30 March 2000: URL: http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/publications/of00-462/.

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.): 77 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: URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2008/1206/.

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Submetrix Sidescan sonar --- Sidescan
GeoPulse system --- Sub Bottom Profiler
2000-014-FA-SE-001 ( Lines 1-23 Chirp Subbottom Data - 22 SEG-Y data files.)
2000-014-FA-SE-002 ( Lines 24-52 Chirp Subbottom Data - 28 SEG-Y data files.)
2000-014-FA-SE-003 ( Lines 53-78 Chirp Subbottom Data - 26 SEG-Y data files.)
2000-014-FA-SE-004 ( Lines 79-95 Chirp Subbottom Data - 17 SEG-Y data files.)
2000-014-FA-SE-005 ( Lines 1-23 Scanned Profiles - Includes 22 scanned files in GIF format. )
2000-014-FA-SE-006 ( Lines 24-52 Scanned Profiles - Includes 28 scanned files in GIF format. )
2000-014-FA-SE-007 ( Lines 53-78 Scanned Profiles - Includes 26 scanned files in GIF format. )
2000-014-FA-SE-008 ( Lines 79-95 Scanned Profiles - Includes 17 scanned files in GIF format. )
2000-014-FA-SE-009 ( 1-replacement dvd for 4 unreadable cd's of (seg-y)Chirp Subbottom data.)
SIS1000 Sidescan sonar --- Boomer
Sidescan
GPS (wh) --- Navigation
2000-014-FA-LN-001 ( Navigation data)
Echosounder --- Single Beam