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Field Activity Details for field activity 1995-008-FA

Other ID: 5008ELUS

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): William Schwab

Affiliate Investigator(s): Rob Thieler - Duke Univ.

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Geology, Sonar: Sidescan, Sonar: Single Beam

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Resurvey the nearshore area off Wrightsville Beach using high-resolution sidescan sonar and bathymetry. Area was previously mapped in 1994.


Start Port/Location: Wilmington, NC

End Port/Location: Wilmington, NC

Start Date: 1995-07-23

End Date: 1995-07-31

Equipment Used: DGPS, 12 kHz, Grab sampler, Klein 531 sidescan

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Jane Denny, Barry Irwin, David Nichols

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Project = Geomorphic Analysis Shoreface/Inner Shelf Imagery, Geomorphic Analysis Shoreface/Inner Shelf Imagery


Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 34.81275 South: 33.63292 West: -78.6689 East: -77.146





Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
DGPS --- Navigation
1995-008-FA-LN-001 ( Navigation trackline plot for field activity 95008)
1995-008-FA-BA-001 ( Floppy disk(s) containing NAV-DGPSL1-14, NAV-DGPSL15-29, NAV-DGPSL30-38, COVERAGEL1-38, BATHY, )
1995-008-FA-LN-002 ( Floppy disk(s) containing NAV-DGPSL1-14, NAV-DGPSL15-29, NAV-DGPSL30-38, COVERAGEL1-38, BATHY, )
Klein 531 sidescan --- Sidescan
1995-008-FA-SO-001 ( Digital tapes of SSS-KLEIN L1-38 and SSS-KLEIN FIGS1-8: inventory #4279, 4280, 4281, 4282, 4283, 4284, 4285, and 4286.)
Grab sampler --- Biology
1995-008-FA-SC-001 ( samples)
12 kHz --- Single Beam

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