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Field Activity Details for field activity 2002-013-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):

Information Specialist(s): Erika Hammar-Klose

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sonar: Interferometric, Sonar: Multibeam, Seismics: Boomer, Sampling: Geology

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Map inner shelf.


Start Port/Location: Morehead City, NC

End Port/Location: Morehead City, NC

Start Date: 2002-07-07

End Date: 2002-07-20

Equipment Used: DGPS, Grab sampler - Van Veen , HYPACK, Boomer, SIS1000 Sidescan sonar, SubX swath bathymetry

Information to be Derived: Sea floor map; Bathymetric maps;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Grab samples: 34 (in reefer).

Staff: Seth Ackerman, William Danforth, Thomas O'Brien, E. Robert Thieler, Caroline Roberts, Mark Capone, Christopher F. Polloni

Affiliate Staff:

Project = NC Regional Coastal Erosion Study, NC Regional Coastal Erosion Study


inner shelf, North Carolina, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 36.6 South: 35.1 West: -76 East: -75.1


photo of Atlantic Surveyor
Atlantic Surveyor



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
DGPS --- Navigation
SubX swath bathymetry --- Interferometric
Boomer --- Boomer
SIS1000 Sidescan sonar --- Sidescan
Grab sampler - Van Veen --- Geology
HYPACK --- Navigation

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