USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2007-009-FA

Other ID: EN 428

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: Onslow Bay, North Carolina, United States, North America, North Atlantic,

Principal Investigator(s): E. Robert Thieler

Affiliate Investigator(s): George Voulgaris, Univ. of S. Carolina

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Visual Identification: Ground Truthing, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Environmental Data: CTD, Environmental Data: Temperature

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Deploy 2 surface moorings and 2 bottom tripods.


Start Date: 2007-01-30

Start Port/Location: Charleston, SC

End Date: 2007-02-02

End Port/Location: Charleston, SC

Equipment Used: Mooring tripod, DGPS, Temperature and salinity

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Success. Moorings deployed: 2 (?); Tripods deployed: 2 (?); Buoys deployed: 2 (#833, 834).

Staff: Robert Barton, Jonathan Borden

Affiliate Staff:
Dr. George Voulgaris
Chief Scientist

Notes: Original Center People field contained: Jonathan Borden, Mooring Technician and Driver; Bob Barton, Warehouse.
Project = North Carolina regional coastal erosion studies, North Carolina regional coastal erosion studies

Location Map:


photo of Endeavor


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Mooring tripod --- Ground Truthing
DGPS --- Navigation
Temperature and salinity --- CTD