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Field Activity Details for field activity 2004-003-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): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sonar: Interferometric, Sonar: Multibeam, Seismics: Boomer, Sampling: Geology, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Sonar: Sidescan

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Map inner shelf.


Start Port/Location: Atlantic Beach, NC

End Port/Location: Atlantic Beach, NC

Start Date: 2004-06-16

End Date: 2004-07-09

Equipment Used: DGPS, Grab sampler - Van Veen , HYPACK, Boomer, Edgetech chirp subbottom profiler 512i, SubX swath bathymetry, Klein 3000

Information to be Derived: Grain size analysis; Shoreline Erosion; Sea floor map; Bathymetric maps; Morphology;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Mapped sea floor in Raleigh Bay and at Wrightsville Beach. Obtained 29 grab samples in Raleigh Bay.

Staff: Emile Bergeron, William Danforth, Emily Himmelstoss, E. Robert Thieler, Erika Hammar-Klose, Edward Sweeney

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Original Center People field contained: Robert Thieler, Ch Sci; William Danforth, Mar. Tech; Emile Bergeron, Mar. Tech; Erika Hammar-Klose, Data Proc; Emily Himmelstoss, Data Proc; Edward Sweeney, Data Proc.
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: 35.11 South: 34.14 West: -77.9 East: -75.5


photo of Megan T Miller
Megan T Miller


Buczkowski, B.J., and Kelsey, S.A., 2007, Archival policies and collections database for the Woods Hole Science Center's marine sediment samples: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2006-1187, CD-ROM, URL:


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
DGPS --- Navigation
SubX swath bathymetry --- Interferometric
Boomer --- Boomer
Grab sampler - Van Veen --- Geology
2004-003-FA-SC-001 ( grab samples)
Edgetech chirp subbottom profiler 512i --- Sub Bottom Profiler
Klein 3000 --- Sidescan
HYPACK --- Navigation

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