Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Myrtle Beach, Long Bay, South Carolina, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): William Schwab
Information Specialist(s): Jane Denny
Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Boomer, Sonar: Sidescan
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Map the shallow geologic framework of the inner shelf south of Winyah Bay and off Folly Beach.
Start Date: 2002-06-03
Start Port/Location: Charleston, SC
End Date: 2002-06-18
End Port/Location: Moorhead City, NC
Equipment Used: Digital camera, DGPS, Boomer, Single channel hydrophone, Sidescan sonar
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: The shallow sub-bottom and surficial geology were surveyed using seismic reflection, sidescan sonar, and bathymetric systems. Two areas were surveyed: a ~200 km2 area offshore of Folly Beach in central South Carolina, and a ~85 km2 area off of Winyah Bay in northern South Carolina.
Staff: Mark Capone, William Danforth, Jane Denny, Barry Irwin, Thomas O'Brien, William Schwab, Charles Worley
Notes: The bounds of the study area comprise the Folly Beach and Winyah Bay surveys. Original Center People field contained: Bill Schwab (PI), Jane Denny (data acquisition), Mark Capone (data processing), Bill Danforth (data processing), Tom O'Brien (Electronic Technician), Barry Irwin (mobilization), Chuck Worley (Electronic Technician).