USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2001-005-FA

Other ID: IB S-2-01-NR

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): E. Robert Thieler

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Erika Hammar-Klose

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Map inner-shelf.


Start Date: 2001-07-01

Start Port/Location: Norfolk, VA

End Date: 2001-07-18

End Port/Location: Wilmington, NC

Equipment Used: DGPS, SIS1000 Sidescan sonar, Submetrix Sidescan sonar, GeoPulse system, Echosounder, Digital camera, Grab sampler - Van Veen

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Good cruise.

Staff: Mark Capone, Jane Denny, Erika Hammar-Klose, Barry Irwin, David Nichols, Thomas O'Brien, Christopher F. Polloni, E. Robert Thieler

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Original Center People field contained: O'Brien, Nichols, Irwin, Denny, Hammar-Klose, Polloni, Thieler; Capone (mob and drive truck to Charleston).
Project = Coastal Sedimentary System: Northern NC, Coastal Sedimentary System: Northern NC


outer banks, North Carolina, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 36.45 South: 35.7 West: -75.8 East: -75.35


photo of Atlantic Surveyor
Atlantic Surveyor


Swift, B.A., Thieler, E.R., Denny, J., and O'Brien, T.F., 2003, Archive of boomer subbottom data collected during USGS Cruise ATSV01005, Outer Banks, North Carolina, July 1-18, 2001: .

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
DGPS --- Navigation
SIS1000 Sidescan sonar --- Boomer
Submetrix Sidescan sonar --- Sidescan
GeoPulse system --- Sub Bottom Profiler
Chirp seismic data ( )
Echosounder --- Single Beam
Digital camera --- Photo
2001-005-FA-PH-001 ( Deck photos of field activity operations)
Grab sampler - Van Veen --- Geology