USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2013-007-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Cancelled

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, United States, North America, North Atlantic;,

Principal Investigator(s):

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Claudia Flores

Data Type(s): Seismics: Multichannel, Seismics: Sparker

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Seismic profiling of the outer shelf and slope along the North Carolina/Virginia Margin


Start Date: 2013-07-08

Start Port/Location: Lewes, DE

End Date: 2013-07-27

End Port/Location: Lewes, DE

Equipment Used: Multichannel seismics, Sparker system

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Thomas O'Brien

Affiliate Staff:
Jenna Hill
Coastal Carolina University

Notes: Sparker MCS (USGS), hull-mounted CHIRP, multibeam bathymetry (reson 8101)

Location Map:


photo of Hugh R. Sharp
Hugh R. Sharp


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Multichannel seismics --- Multichannel
Sparker system --- Sparker