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Field Activity Details for field activity 2004-044-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): Paul Gayes, CCU

Information Specialist(s): Erika Hammar-Klose

Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Geology

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Core inner shelf during the day, run boomer at night.


Start Port/Location: Charleston, SC

End Port/Location: Charleston, SC

Start Date: 2004-10-18

End Date: 2004-10-29

Equipment Used: DGPS, Alpine Vibracorer, Digital camera

Information to be Derived: Depositional history;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Weather was terrible. Hid in the lee and took cores in northern Onslow Bay. 30 cores total. No seismic profiling.

Staff: Emily Himmelstoss, E. Robert Thieler, Charles Worley

Affiliate Staff:
et al. (CCU)
Hoffman and Pierson (NCGS); Vibracoring operations

Notes: Cores being housed at NC Geological Survey, Raleigh, NC. Original Center People field contained: Rob Thieler, Co-PI; Emily Himmelstoss, Scientist; Chuck Worley, Marine Technician.
Project = North Carolina Regional Coastal Erosion Studies, North Carolina Regional Coastal Erosion Studies


Charleston, South Carolina, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 34.72 South: 34.1 West: -77.8 East: -76.5


photo of Nancy Foster
Nancy Foster



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Alpine Vibracorer --- Geology
2004-044-FA-SC-001 ( core samples)
Digital camera --- Photo
2004-044-FA-PH-001 ( Deck photos of field activity operations)
DGPS --- Navigation

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