Field Activity 1994-038-FA

Identifier 1994-038-FA
Alternate names 94-1
Purpose Collect sidescan imagery to determine processes controlling shoreface erosion and cross-shelf sediment transport.
Location Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Comments Original Center People field contained: Bill Schwab - co-Ch. Sci., Bill Danforth - image proc., Dave Nichols - tech., Barry Irwin - nav. tech., Mead Allison - image proc.
46 feet
Start Wrightsville Beach, NC 1994-03-07
End Wrightsville Beach, NC 1994-03-12
Days in the field 5
West -77.80149367
East -77.75972496
North 34.225224
South 34.17546882


384 Woods Hole Road
Quissett Campus
Woods Hole, MA02543-1598
(508) 548-8700
Principal investigators William C Schwab
Crew members
William W Danforth
Scientist, Staff
William C Schwab
Scientist, Staff
David R Nichols
Scientist, Staff
Barry J Irwin
Scientist, Staff
Mead Allison
Scientist, Staff
Affiliate principal E. Rob Thieler - Duke
Affiliate staff Rob Thieler - co-Ch. Sci., Andrew Brill (1 day) - Duke

Data types and categories

Data category: Sonar, Sampling, Location-Elevation
Data type: Single Beam, Geology, Navigation, Sidescan

Documents: Notes and log books

Name Description
Cruise report Chief Scientist's report including personnel, purpose, equipment, tabulated information with station locations, trackmaps, and station location map.
Navigation log Navigator's DGPS log containing start and end times of lines.
Q-Mips log Watchstanders' log with line numbers, start and end times, acquisition notes, file names.

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
Echosounder Single Beam (no data reported)
Shipek grab Geology 1
DGPS Navigation 1
Q-MIPS sidescan sonar system Sidescan 1
GPS (wh) Navigation (no data reported)


Datasets produced in this activity

Dataset name Equipment Description Dataset contact
1994-038-FA-SC-001 Shipek grab GRAB samples Brian Buczkowski
1994-038-FA-LN-001 DGPS Floppy disk(s) containing NAV DGPS L01-12, NAV DGPS L13-24, NAV DGPS L25-28, NAV DGPS L29-40, NAV DGPS EDITED, Nancy K. Soderberg
1994-038-FA-SO-001 Q-MIPS sidescan sonar system Digital tapes of SSS LINES 1-38: inventory #4168, 4169, 4170, and 4171. Nancy K. Soderberg


Samples collected during this field activity