Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Long Bay, South Carolina, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): William Schwab
Information Specialist(s): Jane Denny
Data Type(s): Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Location-Elevation: Navigation
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Map shoreface of Grand Strand.
Start Date: 2003-05-01
Start Port/Location: Myrtle Beach, SC
End Date: 2003-05-21
End Port/Location: Myrtle Beach, SC
Equipment Used: EdgeTech Subbottom 512i, Submetrix Sidescan sonar, Real Time Kinematic GPS
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: High-resolution geophysical survey mapping the shoreface along the Grand Strand, South Carolina. High-resolution chirp, sidescan-sonar, and swath bathymetry systems were used to map the toe of the shoreface, surficial sediment distribution, and seabed morphology.
Staff: Wayne Baldwin, Jane Denny, David Nichols, Charles Worley, Ilya Buynevich
Notes: Original Center People field contained: Chuck Worley (ET), Dave Nichols (ET), I. Buynevich (co-PI), Jane Denny (co-PI), Wayne Baldwin (Watch-Stander).
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/.
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/.