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Field Activity Details for field activity 1996-048-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): E. Robert Thieler

Affiliate Investigator(s): Orrin Pilkey - Duke U.

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Seismics: Boomer, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Sidescan sonar and boomer survey, Coke, Lea and Topsail Islands, North Carolina.


Start Port/Location: Wrightsville Beach, NC

End Port/Location: Wrightsville Beach, NC

Start Date: 1996-07-01

End Date: 1996-07-05

Equipment Used: GPS (wh), DGPS, Boomer

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:


Affiliate Staff:
Rob Thieler - Chief Scientist

Notes: This cruise ended up being one week before Hurricane Bertha made landfall at this location.
Project = Topsail Island Sidescan Sonar and Seismic Survey, Topsail Island Sidescan Sonar and Seismic Survey


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

North: 34.31849 South: 33.7723 West: -78.2007 East: -77.62665





Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Boomer --- Boomer
DGPS --- Navigation
GPS (wh) --- Navigation

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