USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2003-021-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Jeffrey List

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Amy Farris

Data Type(s): Sonar: Single Beam, Location-Elevation: Profiles, Location-Elevation: Transects

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Large-scale shoreline change experiment; shoreline surveys from Corolla to Hatteras Point; support for beach profiling activities.


Start Date: 2003-02-23

Start Port/Location:

End Date: 2003-03-04

End Port/Location:

Equipment Used: Echosounder, Swash I ATV, Swash II ATV

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Jeffrey List, Charlene Sullivan

Affiliate Staff:
Bill Birkemeier
U.S. Army Corps; Peter Ruggiero
USGS-Menlo Park

Notes: Original Center People field contained: Jeffrey List, Charlene Sullivan (contractor).


North Carolina outer banks, Duck survey area (Corolla to Oregon Inlet), North Carolina, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 36.38886 South: 35.2 West: -75.8333 East: -75.41666


photo of Swash-II


Thieler, E.R., Foster, D.S., Mallinson, D.M., Himmelstoss, E.A., McNinch, J.E., List, J.H., and Hammar-Klose, E.S., 2013, Quaternary Geophysical Framework of the Northeastern North Carolina Coastal System: URL:


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Echosounder --- Single Beam
Swash I ATV --- Profiles
Swash II ATV --- Profiles