Field Activity 2002-012-FA

Identifier 2002-012-FA
Purpose Map inner shelf.
Location northern inner shelf, North Carolina, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Comments Original Center People field contained: Charles Worley, Christopher Polloni, Dave Nichols, Dave Foster, Erika Hammar-Klose, Robert Thieler. Project = NC Regional Coastal Erosion Study, NC Regional Coastal Erosion Study Information from Foghorn: acquisition and processing vans, submetrix, SIS-1000, boomer, DGPS, HYPACK;
Related activities
1999-045-FA: Project
Platform
Length 110 feet; beam 26 feet; draft 9 feet.
Itinerary
Start Morehead City, NC 2002-06-20
End Morehead City, NC 2002-07-05
Days in the field 16
Bounds
West -76
East -75.16667
North 36.63333
South 35.16667

Personnel

Organization
384 Woods Hole Road
Quissett Campus
Woods Hole, MA02543-1598
(508) 548-8700
Principal investigators E. Robert Thieler
Crew members
E. Robert Thieler
Scientist, Staff
David S Foster
Scientist, Staff
David R Nichols
Scientist, Staff
Charles R Worley
Scientist, Staff
Polloni, Christopher F.
Scientist, Staff
Hammar-Klose, Erika
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Hammar-Klose, Erika
Specialist, Information

Data types and categories

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

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
SIS1000 Chirp Sonar Sub Bottom Profiler 10
Single channel hydrophone Air Gun / Water Gun, Boomer, Bubble Gun, Sparker, Sub Bottom Profiler 10
Boomer Boomer (no data reported)
SIS1000 Sidescan sonar Sidescan 2
DGPS Navigation (no data reported)
HYPACK Navigation (no data reported)
SEA SWATHplus-M 234 kHz Interferometric 1

Datasets

Datasets produced in this activity

Dataset name Equipment Description Dataset contact
isc2001005_tracklines SIS1000 Chirp Sonar Chirp navigation tracklines from USGS cruise 2001-005-FA along the inner continental shelf of northern North Carolina David S Foster
isc2002012_seismic_images SIS1000 Chirp Sonar JPEG images of chirp seismic data from inner shelf U.S. Geological Survey research cruise 2002-012-FA along the inner continental shelf of northern North Carolina E. Robert Thieler
isc2002012_shots SIS1000 Chirp Sonar Chirp shotpoint navigation from USGS cruise 2002-012-FA along the inner continental shelf of northern North Carolina David S Foster
isb2002012_seismic_images Single channel hydrophone JPEG images of boomer seismic data from inner shelf off North Carolina E. Robert Thieler
isb2002012_shots Single channel hydrophone Boomer shotpoint navigation from USGS cruise 2002-012-FA along the inner continental shelf of northern North Carolina David S Foster
isb2002012_tracklines Single channel hydrophone Boomer seismic trackline data from USGS cruise 2002-012-FA along the inner continental shelf of northern North Carolina David S Foster
iss2002012_tracklines SIS1000 Sidescan sonar Sidescan sonar navigation from USGS cruise 2002-012-FA along the inner continental shelf of northern North Carolina E. Robert Thieler

Datasets compiled from multiple sources

Dataset name Equipment Description Dataset contact
NC_Pliocene_surface_Q0 SIS1000 Chirp Sonar Structure grid of the depth to the Pliocene surface (Q0), inner shelf and back-barrier from Virginia border to Cape Lookout, North Carolina (q0depth,ESRI binary grid, 200 m cell size, UTM Zone 18N, WGS 84) E. Robert Thieler
NC_QuaterneraryIsopach_q0thick SIS1000 Chirp Sonar Isopach grid of the Quaternary sediment thickness, inner shelf and back-barrier from Virginia border to Cape Lookout, North Carolina (q0thick, ESRI binary grid, 200 m cell size, UTM Zone 18N, WGS 84) E. Robert Thieler
NC_Pleistocene_surface_Q30 SIS1000 Chirp Sonar Structure grid of the depth to the Pleistocene surface (Q30), inner shelf and back-barrier from Virginia border to Cape Lookout, North Carolina (q30depth, ESRI binary grid, 200 m cell size, UTM Zone 18N, WGS 84) E. Robert Thieler
NC_Pleistocene_thick_q30thick SIS1000 Chirp Sonar Grid of the thickness of sediment above the Pleistocene surface Q30, inner shelf and back-barrier from Virginia border to Cape Lookout, North Carolina (q30thick, ESRI binary grid, 200 m cell size, UTM, Zone 18N, WGS 84) E. Robert Thieler
NC_Pleistocene_surface_Q50 SIS1000 Chirp Sonar Structure grid of the depth to the Pleistocene surface (Q50), inner shelf and back-barrier from Virginia border to Cape Lookout, North Carolina (q50depth, ESRI binary grid, 200 m cell size, UTM Zone 18N, WGS 84) E. Robert Thieler
NC_Pleistocene_thickness_Q50 SIS1000 Chirp Sonar Grid of the thickness of sediment above the Pleistocene surface Q50, inner shelf and back-barrier from Virginia border to Cape Lookout, North Carolina (q50thick, ESRI binary grid, 200 m cell size, UTM Zone 18N, WGS 84) E. Robert Thieler
NC_Pleistocene_depth_Q99 SIS1000 Chirp Sonar Structure grid of the depth to the top of Pleistocene (Q99), inner shelf and back-barrier from Virginia border to Cape Lookout, North Carolina (q99depth, ESRI binary grid, 400 m cell size, UTM Zone 18N, WGS 84) E. Robert Thieler
NC_Pliocene_surface_Q0 Single channel hydrophone Structure grid of the depth to the Pliocene surface (Q0), inner shelf and back-barrier from Virginia border to Cape Lookout, North Carolina (q0depth,ESRI binary grid, 200 m cell size, UTM Zone 18N, WGS 84) E. Robert Thieler
NC_QuaterneraryIsopach_q0thick Single channel hydrophone Isopach grid of the Quaternary sediment thickness, inner shelf and back-barrier from Virginia border to Cape Lookout, North Carolina (q0thick, ESRI binary grid, 200 m cell size, UTM Zone 18N, WGS 84) E. Robert Thieler
NC_Pleistocene_surface_Q30 Single channel hydrophone Structure grid of the depth to the Pleistocene surface (Q30), inner shelf and back-barrier from Virginia border to Cape Lookout, North Carolina (q30depth, ESRI binary grid, 200 m cell size, UTM Zone 18N, WGS 84) E. Robert Thieler
NC_Pleistocene_thick_q30thick Single channel hydrophone Grid of the thickness of sediment above the Pleistocene surface Q30, inner shelf and back-barrier from Virginia border to Cape Lookout, North Carolina (q30thick, ESRI binary grid, 200 m cell size, UTM, Zone 18N, WGS 84) E. Robert Thieler
NC_Pleistocene_surface_Q50 Single channel hydrophone Structure grid of the depth to the Pleistocene surface (Q50), inner shelf and back-barrier from Virginia border to Cape Lookout, North Carolina (q50depth, ESRI binary grid, 200 m cell size, UTM Zone 18N, WGS 84) E. Robert Thieler
NC_Pleistocene_thickness_Q50 Single channel hydrophone Grid of the thickness of sediment above the Pleistocene surface Q50, inner shelf and back-barrier from Virginia border to Cape Lookout, North Carolina (q50thick, ESRI binary grid, 200 m cell size, UTM Zone 18N, WGS 84) E. Robert Thieler
NC_Pleistocene_depth_Q99 Single channel hydrophone Structure grid of the depth to the top of Pleistocene (Q99), inner shelf and back-barrier from Virginia border to Cape Lookout, North Carolina (q99depth, ESRI binary grid, 400 m cell size, UTM Zone 18N, WGS 84) E. Robert Thieler
composite_nHatteras_backscatter SIS1000 Sidescan sonar 4 meter sidescan-sonar GeoTIFF image of inner shelf from Virginia border to Cape Hatteras, NC (composite_nhatt.tif, UTM, Zone 18N, WGS84) E. Robert Thieler
composite_nHatteras_bathymetry SEA SWATHplus-M 234 kHz 40 meter Esri binary grid of single beam and swath bathymetry of inner continental shelf north of Cape Hatteras, NC to Virginia border (nhatt, UTM Zone 18N, WGS 84) E. Robert Thieler

Datasets not currently associated with specific equipment

Dataset name Description Dataset contact
composite_nHatteras_backscatter_enhanced 4 meter sidescan-sonar GeoTIFF image of inner shelf with stretched histogram, from Virginia border to Cape Hatteras, NC (composite_nhatt_str.tif, UTM, Zone 18N, WGS84) E. Robert Thieler

Publications

Samples collected during this field activity