Field Activity 2004-003-FA

Identifier 2004-003-FA
Purpose Map inner shelf.
Location Raleigh Bay, Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Summary Mapped sea floor in Raleigh Bay and at Wrightsville Beach. Obtained 29 grab samples in Raleigh Bay.
Info derived Grain size analysis; Shoreline Erosion; Sea floor map; Bathymetric maps; Morphology;
Comments Original Center People field contained: Robert Thieler, Ch Sci; William Danforth, Mar. Tech; Emile Bergeron, Mar. Tech; Erika Hammar-Klose, Data Proc; Emily Himmelstoss, Data Proc; Edward Sweeney, Data Proc. Project = North Carolina Regional Coastal Erosion Studies, North Carolina Regional Coastal Erosion Studies Information from Foghorn: acquisition and processing vans, Submetrix, boomer, DGPS, HYPACK, Van Veen sampler (not Teflon), spare small sampler, blue sampler winch, EdgeTech 512i, Klein 3000;
Platform
Megan T Miller
100 feet
Itinerary
Start Atlantic Beach, NC 2004-06-16
End Atlantic Beach, NC 2004-07-09
Days in the field 20
Bounds
West -76.52184
East -75.911
North 35.03148
South 34.52078

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
Emile Bergeron
Scientist, Staff
Hammar-Klose, Erika
Scientist, Staff
Sweeney, Edward
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Hammar-Klose, Erika
Specialist, Information

Data types and categories

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

Equipment and datasets

Equipment or measuring device
DGPS
Navigation
(no data)
(No data records have been reported for this equipment)

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
1
2004-003-FA-SC-001(2227)
Description grab samples
Format n/a
Amount n/a
Physical location Samples Archive
SD physical location Samples Archive
SD digital location http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/operations/ia/sample_detail.php?fa=2004-003-FA
Supported? Yes
Public? Yes
Reviewed? No
Process? No
Contact

Description and usage history of this equipment

Edgetech chirp subbottom profiler 512i
Sub Bottom Profiler
3
isc2004003_seismic_images(38959)
Description JPEG images of chirp seismic data from inner continental shelf of northern North Carolina
Data types
Sub Bottom Profiler
Format JPEG
Amount 142 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/isc2004003_seismics.xml
Contact
isc2004003_shots(38960)
Description Chirp shotpoint navigation along the inner continental shelf of northern North Carolina
Data types
Sub Bottom Profiler
Format shapefile
Amount 3 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/isc2004003_shots.xml
Contact
isc2004003_tracklines(38961)
Description Chirp navigation tracklines 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/isc2004003_tracklines.xml
Contact

Description and usage history of this equipment

Klein 3000
Sidescan
1
iss2004003_trackline(38962)
Description idescan sonar navigation 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/iss2004003_tracklines.xml
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

SEA SWATHplus-M 234 kHz
Interferometric
(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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