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Field Activity Details for field activity 2003-003-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): Imagery: Photo, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Geology, Seismics: Boomer, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Sonar: Interferometric, Sonar: Multibeam, Sonar: Sidescan

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Map inner shelf.


Start Port/Location: Atlantic Beach, NC

End Port/Location: Atlantic Beach, NC

Start Date: 2003-06-17

End Date: 2003-07-01

Equipment Used: DGPS, Grab sampler - Van Veen , HYPACK, Boomer, SIS1000 Sidescan sonar, Edgetech chirp subbottom profiler 512i, Edgetech DF-1000 sidescan sonar, Digital camera, SubX swath bathymetry

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

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Sea floor mapping cruise; data on DVD.

Staff: William Danforth, Erika Hammar-Klose, Emily Himmelstoss, Barry Irwin, David Nichols, Thomas O'Brien, E. Robert Thieler

Affiliate Staff:
Lawrence Kooker - USGS (acq.); Courtney Schupp - VIMS (acq.)

Notes: Original Center People field contained: Rob Thieler (CS); Tom O'Brien (acq.); Lawrence Kooker (acq.); William Danforth (acq.); Erika Hammar-Klose (seismic); Emily Himmelstoss (sidescan); Dave Nichols, Barry Irwin (mob.).
Project = North Carolina Regional Coastal Erosion Studies, North Carolina Regional Coastal Erosion Studies


Raleigh Bay, Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 35.36 South: 34.48 West: -76.75 East: -75.38


photo of Atlantic Surveyor
Atlantic Surveyor



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
SubX swath bathymetry --- Interferometric
Boomer --- Boomer
SIS1000 Sidescan sonar --- Sidescan
Grab sampler - Van Veen --- Geology
Edgetech chirp subbottom profiler 512i --- Sub Bottom Profiler
Edgetech DF-1000 sidescan sonar --- Sidescan
DGPS --- Navigation
Digital camera --- Photo
2003-003-FA-PH-001 ( Deck photos of field activity operations)
HYPACK --- Navigation

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