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Field Activity Details for field activity 2003-042-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): Stan Riggs, ECU; David Mallinson, ECU

Information Specialist(s): Erika Hammar-Klose

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Conduct shallow-water seismics on Hatteras Flats, eastern Pamlico Sound.


Start Port/Location: Hatteras, NC

End Port/Location: Hatteras, NC

Start Date: 2003-07-22

End Date: 2003-08-10

Equipment Used: 3.5 kHz, DGPS, P-code GPS, Boomer

Information to be Derived: Shallow geologic framework;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Barry Irwin, David Nichols, Erika Hammar-Klose

Affiliate Staff:
Dana Wiese
USGS (marine technician); Stan Riggs
ECU; David Mallinson
ECU; Jim Watson
ECU (boat driver)

Notes: Original Center People field contained: Dave Nichols, Barry Irwin (marine technicians); Erika Hammar-Klose (data processing).
Project = North Carolina Regional Coastal Erosion Studies, North Carolina Regional Coastal Erosion Studies


Hatteras Flats, Pamlico Sound, North Carolina, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 35.78 South: 34.97 West: -76.12 East: -75.39


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Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
3.5 kHz --- Sub Bottom Profiler
Boomer --- Boomer
DGPS --- Navigation
P-code GPS --- Navigation

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