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Field Activity Details for field activity 2005-042-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):

Information Specialist(s): Emily Himmelstoss

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Transects, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Map inner shelf after Hurricane Ophelia.


Start Port/Location: Wrightsville Beach, NC

End Port/Location: Wrightsville Beach, NC

Start Date: 2005-09-17

End Date: 2005-09-22

Equipment Used: Real Time Kinematic GPS, Edgetech Sidescan sonar, Simrad EM 3000, POS-MV

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Thomas O'Brien

Affiliate Staff:
Chris Freeman
Captain and Marine Tech.; Dave Bernstein
Marine Tech.

Notes: Original Center People field contained: Tom O'Brien, Senior Marine Tech.
Project = North Carolina Regional Coastal Erosion Studies, North Carolina Regional Coastal Erosion Studies


Onslow Bay, North Carolina, United States, North America, North Atlantic,

North: 34.25 South: 34.15 West: -77.82 East: -77.72


photo of 4-points



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Simrad EM 3000 --- Multibeam
POS-MV --- Navigation
Edgetech Sidescan sonar --- Sidescan
Real Time Kinematic GPS --- Navigation

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