Field Activity 2001-059-FA

Identifier 2001-059-FA
Alternate names IB S-1-01-SR
Purpose Map inner shelf off Charleston, SC.
Location Central South Carolina, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Summary The wind blew from 20-35 kts the entire time (seas 6-10 ft). The water depth of the study area ranged from 4-6 m. Therefore, we never put the gear in the water. Cruise a total failure due to weather.
Comments Original Center People field contained: Bill Schwab (PI), Tom O'Brien (electronics technician), Erika Hammar-Klose (data processing), Mark Capone (data processing), Jane Denny (demobilization/transportation). Project = South Carolina Coastal Erosion, South Carolina Coastal Erosion Information from Foghorn: Submetrix sidescan, SIS-1000, GeoPulse Boomer, DGPS Navigation, Geophysical and Processing Vans;
Length 110 feet; beam 26 feet; draft 9 feet.
Start Wilmington, NC 2001-07-20
End Charleston, SC 2001-07-26
Days in the field 1
West -79.8529
East -79.71887
North 32.69452
South 32.6001


384 Woods Hole Road
Quissett Campus
Woods Hole, MA02543-1598
(508) 548-8700
Principal investigators William C Schwab
Crew members
William C Schwab
Scientist, Staff
Thomas F O'Brien
Scientist, Staff
Jane F Denny
Scientist, Staff
Hammar-Klose, Erika
Scientist, Staff
Capone, Mark
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Jane F Denny
Specialist, Information
Affiliate staff Shawn Dadisman (USGS-St. Pete), Mike Boyle (USGS-Menlo Park), Paul Gayes (Coastal Carolina U.)

Data types and categories

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

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
SIS1000 Chirp Sonar Sub Bottom Profiler (no data reported)
GeoPulse uniboom Boomer (no data reported)
Single channel hydrophone Air Gun / Water Gun, Boomer, Bubble Gun, Sparker, Sub Bottom Profiler (no data reported)
DGPS Navigation (no data reported)
SIS1000 Sidescan sonar Sidescan (no data reported)
SEA SWATHplus-M 234 kHz Interferometric (no data reported)


Samples collected during this field activity