Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, United States, North America, North Atlantic,
Principal Investigator(s): John Warner
Affiliate Investigator(s): Kevin Haas, Georgia Institute of Technology; George Voulgaris, University of South Carolina; Jesse McNinch, Army Corps of Engineers; Jeff Book, Naval Research Laboratory
Information Specialist(s): Brandy Armstrong
Data Type(s): Environmental Data: CTD, Environmental Data: Temperature, Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Geology, Sonar: Single Beam, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Observe coastal change in the near shore area of Cape Hatteras.
Start Date: 2010-01-28
Start Port/Location: Buxton, NC
End Date: 2010-03-01
End Port/Location: Buxton, NC
Equipment Used: Digital video camera, Digital camera, Grab sampler, Current, Echosounder, Real Time Kinematic GPS, Mooring tripod, SCUBA, Temperature and salinity, Pressure
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Time series instrumentation was deployed at 14 sites in the nearshore area, a video camera was mounted on the lighthouse, a coastal radar was installed on the beach. Targets for aerial surveys were installed on the beach.
Staff: Brandy Armstrong, Sandy Baldwin, Dann Blackwood, Jonathan Borden, Michael Casso, Jeffrey List, Marinna Martini, E. Robert Thieler, John Warner, Charles Worley
Notes: Amount of continuous data is a guess, Hypack position and bathymetry was recorded for some transects during the course of the experiment.
Armstrong, B.N., Warner, J.C., List, J.H., Thieler, E.R., Martini, M.A., Voulgaris, G., McNinch, J., Book, J.W., Haas, K., and Montgomery, E., 2013, Carolinas Coastal Change Processes Project Data Report for nearshore observations at Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, February, 2010: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2012-1219, URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2012/1219.
Kumar, N., Voulgaris, G., Warner, J.C., and List, J.H., 2012, Wind and Wave Driven Nearshore Circulation at Cape Hatteras Point [abs.]: , 2012 AGU Fall Meeting. San Francisco, CA, December 3-7, 2012.
Safak, I., List, J., Warner, J., Physical and geological controls on long-term sediment transport patterns along a wave-energetic, non-interrupted coastline: Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras [abs.]: , AGU Ocean Science Meeting. Honolulu, HI, February 23-28, 2014.