Field Activity 2003-003-FA

Identifier 2003-003-FA
Purpose Map inner shelf.
Location Raleigh Bay, Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Summary Sea floor mapping cruise; data on DVD.
Info derived Sea floor map; Bathymetric maps; Morphology;
Comments Original Center People field contained: Rob Thieler (CS); Tom O'Brien (acq.); Lawrence Kooker (acq.); William Danforth (acq.); Erika Hammar-Klose (seismic); Emily Himmelstoss (sidescan); Dave Nichols, Barry Irwin (mob.). Project = North Carolina Regional Coastal Erosion Studies, North Carolina Regional Coastal Erosion Studies Information from Foghorn: acquisition and processing vans, Submetrix, boomer, SIS-1000, DGPS, HYPACK, Van Veen sampler, EdgeTech 512i, DF-1000;
Platform
Atlantic Surveyor
Length 110 feet; beam 26 feet; draft 9 feet.
Itinerary
Start Atlantic Beach, NC 2003-06-17
End Atlantic Beach, NC 2003-07-01
Days in the field 12
Bounds
West -76.75
East -75.38
North 35.36
South 34.48

Personnel

Organization
384 Woods Hole Road
Quissett Campus
Woods Hole, MA02543-1598
(508) 548-8700
Principal investigators E. Robert Thieler
Crew members
William W Danforth
Scientist, Staff
Emily Himmelstoss
Scientist, Staff
E. Robert Thieler
Scientist, Staff
Thomas F O'Brien
Scientist, Staff
David R Nichols
Scientist, Staff
Barry J Irwin
Scientist, Staff
Hammar-Klose, Erika
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Hammar-Klose, Erika
Specialist, Information
Affiliate staff Lawrence Kooker - USGS (acq.); Courtney Schupp - VIMS (acq.)

Data types and categories

Data category: Imagery, Location-Elevation, Sampling, Seismics, Sonar
Data type: Photo, Navigation, Geology, Boomer, Sub Bottom Profiler, Interferometric, Sidescan

Equipment and datasets

Equipment or measuring device
Klein 3000
Sidescan
1
iss2003003_tracklines(38823)
Description Sidescan sonar navigation from USGS cruise 2003-003-FA along the inner continental shelf of northern North Carolina
Data types
Sidescan
Format shapefile
Amount <1 MB
Version 1
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Public URL https://doi.org/10.3133/ofr20111015
Metadata https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/metadata/whcmsc/open_file_report/ofr2011-1015/iss2003003_tracklines.xml
Contact

Description and usage history of this equipment

Boomer
Boomer
(no data)
(No data records have been reported for this equipment)

Description and usage history of this equipment

Van Veen grab sampler
Geology
(no data)
(No data records have been reported for this equipment)

Description and usage history of this equipment

Edgetech chirp subbottom profiler 512i
Sub Bottom Profiler
3
isc2003003_seismic_images(38821)
Description JPEG images of chirp seismic data along the inner continental shelf of northern North Carolina
Data types
Sub Bottom Profiler
Format JPEG
Amount 166 MB
Version 1
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Public URL https://doi.org/10.3133/ofr20111015
Metadata https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/metadata/whcmsc/open_file_report/ofr2011-1015/isc2003003_seismics.xml
Contact
isc2003003_shots(38822)
Description Chirp shotpoint navigation from USGS cruise 2003-003-FA along the inner continental shelf of northern North Carolina
Data types
Sub Bottom Profiler
Format shapefile
Amount <1 MB
Version 1
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Public URL https://doi.org/10.3133/ofr20111015
Metadata https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/metadata/whcmsc/open_file_report/ofr2011-1015/isc2003003_shots.xml
Contact
isc2003003_tracklines(38768)
Description Tracklines of chirp subbottom data acquisition.
Data types
Sub Bottom Profiler
Format shapefile
Amount <1 MB
Version 1
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Public URL https://doi.org/10.3133/ofr20111015
Metadata https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/metadata/whcmsc/open_file_report/ofr2011-1015/isc2003003_tracklines.xml
Contact

Description and usage history of this equipment

DGPS
Navigation
(no data)
(No data records have been reported for this equipment)

Description and usage history of this equipment

SEA SWATHplus-M 234 kHz
Interferometric
(no data)
(No data records have been reported for this equipment)

Description and usage history of this equipment

Digital camera
Photo
1
2003-003-FA-PH-001(2191)
Description Deck photos of field activity operations
Format jpeg
Amount 53
Digital location http://nantucket.er.usgs.gov/index.php?level=album&id=76
Supported? No
Public? Yes
Reviewed? No
Process? No
Public URL http://nantucket.er.usgs.gov/index.php?level=album&id=76
Contact

Description and usage history of this equipment

HYPACK
Navigation
(no data)
(No data records have been reported for this equipment)

Description and usage history of this equipment

Publications

Samples collected during this field activity

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