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Field Activity Details for field activity 2001-005-FA

Other ID: IB S-2-01-NR

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): Imagery: Photo, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Geology, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Sonar: Single Beam

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Map inner-shelf.


Start Port/Location: Norfolk, VA

End Port/Location: Wilmington, NC

Start Date: 2001-07-01

End Date: 2001-07-18

Equipment Used: DGPS, Grab sampler - Van Veen , Echosounder, SIS1000 Sidescan sonar, Submetrix Sidescan sonar, GeoPulse system, Digital camera

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Good cruise.

Staff: Mark Capone, Jane Denny, Erika Hammar-Klose, Barry Irwin, David Nichols, Thomas O'Brien, Christopher F. Polloni, E. Robert Thieler

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Original Center People field contained: O'Brien, Nichols, Irwin, Denny, Hammar-Klose, Polloni, Thieler; Capone (mob and drive truck to Charleston).
Project = Coastal Sedimentary System: Northern NC, Coastal Sedimentary System: Northern NC


outer banks, North Carolina, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 36.45 South: 35.7 West: -75.8 East: -75.35


photo of Atlantic Surveyor
Atlantic Surveyor


Swift, B.A., Thieler, E.R., Denny, J., and O'Brien, T.F., 2003, Archive of boomer subbottom data collected during USGS Cruise ATSV01005, Outer Banks, North Carolina, July 1-18, 2001: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2003-55, DVD-ROM.


FAN 2001-005-FA has data viewable in the GeoMappApp/Virtual Ocean applications. To view this data in these applications go to and See the instructions for locating USGS data in these applications. You can also view the imagery created from the SEGY data at

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
DGPS --- Navigation
SIS1000 Sidescan sonar --- Sidescan
Submetrix Sidescan sonar --- Interferometric
GeoPulse system --- Sub Bottom Profiler
Chirp seismic data ( )
Echosounder --- Single Beam
Digital camera --- Photo
2001-005-FA-PH-001 ( Deck photos of field activity operations)
Grab sampler - Van Veen --- Geology

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