Field Activity 2001-008-FA

Identifier 2001-008-FA
Alternate names IB C-8-01-NR
Purpose Map shoreface off northern South Carolina.
Location Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Comments Original Center People field contained: Bill Danforth (data processing); Jane Denny (data processing); Dave Nichols (technologist, data acquisition); Chuck Worley (technologist, data acquisition); Walter Barnhardt (watch stander); Bill Schwab (co-PI). Project = South Carolina Coastal Erosion, South Carolina Coastal Erosion Information from Foghorn: Submetrix sidescan sonar, SF1000 sidescan sonar, DGPS navigation, sub-bottom and sidescan processing systems; Also: EdgeTech 516 CHIRP Sub-bottom Profiler (WHOI)
Coastal II
Length: 43 feet
Start Myrtle Beach, SC 2001-05-01
End Myrtle Beach, SC 2001-05-15
Days in the field 15
West -79.14703603
East -78.54851317
North 33.81870854
South 33.41106561


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
Walter Barnhardt
Scientist, Staff
Jane F Denny
Scientist, Staff
David R Nichols
Scientist, Staff
Charles R Worley
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
William C Schwab
Specialist, Information
Affiliate principal Paul Gayes (CCU)
Affiliate staff Paul Gayes (Coastal Carolina University), Neal Driscoll (Scripps)

Data types and categories

Data category: Seismics, Sonar
Data type: Sub Bottom Profiler, Sidescan, Single Beam, Interferometric

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
Edgetech DF-1000 sidescan sonar Sidescan 1
SEA SWATHplus-M 234 kHz Interferometric 1
EdgeTech 516 CHIRP Sub-bottom Profiler Sub Bottom Profiler (no data reported)
Echosounder Single Beam (no data reported)


Datasets produced in this activity

Dataset name Equipment Description Dataset contact
Sidescan mosaic Edgetech DF-1000 sidescan sonar Linda P McCarthy
Bathymetry GIS data SEA SWATHplus-M 234 kHz Linda P McCarthy


Samples collected during this field activity