USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2004-045-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: Raleigh Bay, North Carolina, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Principal Investigator(s): E. Robert Thieler

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Erika Hammar-Klose

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sonar: Sidescan

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Map inner shelf in response to Hurricane Alex.


Start Date: 2004-08-06

Start Port/Location: Ocracoke, NC

End Date: 2004-08-08

End Port/Location: Ocracoke, NC

Equipment Used: Simrad EM 3000, DGPS, Real Time Kinematic GPS, Klein 531 sidescan

Information to be Derived: Sea floor map; Bathymetric maps;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Mapped sea floor previously mapped in 2003 and 2004. Collected sidescan, swath bathymetry and EM3000 backscatter data.

Staff: Emile Bergeron

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Original Center People field contained: Emile Bergeron, marine tech.
Project = North Carolina Regional Coastal Erosion Studies, North Carolina Regional Coastal Erosion Studies

Location Map:


photo of 4-points


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Simrad EM 3000 ---
DGPS --- Navigation
Real Time Kinematic GPS --- Navigation
Klein 531 sidescan --- Sidescan