USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2001-008-FA

Other ID: IB C-8-01-NR

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Principal Investigator(s): William Schwab

Affiliate Investigator(s): Paul Gayes (CCU)

Information Specialist(s): William Schwab

Data Type(s): Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Sonar: Sidescan

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Map shoreface off northern South Carolina.


Start Date: 2001-05-01

Start Port/Location: Myrtle Beach, SC

End Date: 2001-05-15

End Port/Location: Myrtle Beach, SC

Equipment Used: EdgeTech 516 CHIRP Sub-bottom Profiler, Submetrix Sidescan sonar, Edgetech DF-1000 sidescan sonar

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Walter Barnhardt, William Danforth, Jane Denny, David Nichols, William Schwab, Charles Worley

Affiliate Staff:
Paul Gayes (Coastal Carolina University)
Neal Driscoll (Scripps)

Notes: Original Center People field contained: Bill Danforth (data processing); Jane Denny (data processing); Dave Nichols (technologist, data acquisition); Chuck Worley (technologist, data acquisition); Walter Barnhardt (watch stander); Bill Schwab (co-PI).
Project = South Carolina Coastal Erosion, South Carolina Coastal Erosion

Location Map:


photo of Coastal II
Coastal II


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
EdgeTech 516 CHIRP Sub-bottom Profiler --- Sub Bottom Profiler
Submetrix Sidescan sonar --- Sidescan
Edgetech DF-1000 sidescan sonar --- Sidescan