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Field Activity Details for field activity 2004-045-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: Sidescan

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Map inner shelf in response to Hurricane Alex.


Start Port/Location: Ocracoke, NC

End Port/Location: Ocracoke, NC

Start Date: 2004-08-06

End Date: 2004-08-08

Equipment Used: DGPS, Klein 531 sidescan, Real Time Kinematic GPS, Simrad EM 3000

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

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Mapped sea floor previously mapped in 2003 and 2004. Collected sidescan, swath bathymetry and EM3000 backscatter data.

Staff: Emile Bergeron

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Original Center People field contained: Emile Bergeron, marine tech.
Project = North Carolina Regional Coastal Erosion Studies, North Carolina Regional Coastal Erosion Studies


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

North: 35.1 South: 34.9 West: -76 East: -75.9


photo of 4-points



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Simrad EM 3000 --- Multibeam
DGPS --- Navigation
Real Time Kinematic GPS --- Navigation
Klein 531 sidescan --- Sidescan

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