Field Activity 2003-009-FA

Identifier 2003-009-FA
Purpose Map shoreface of Grand Strand.
Location Long Bay, South Carolina, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Summary High-resolution geophysical survey mapping the shoreface along the Grand Strand, South Carolina. High-resolution chirp, sidescan-sonar, and swath bathymetry systems were used to map the toe of the shoreface, surficial sediment distribution, and seabed morphology.
Comments Original Center People field contained: Chuck Worley (ET), Dave Nichols (ET), I. Buynevich (co-PI), Jane Denny (co-PI), Wayne Baldwin (Watch-Stander). Project = South Carolina Coastal Erosion Project, South Carolina Coastal Erosion Project Information from Foghorn: submetrix sonar;DGPS;Processing Lab; Also, Scripps Chirp - EdgeTech Subscan 512
Coastal II
Length: 43 feet
Start Myrtle Beach, SC 2003-05-01
End Myrtle Beach, SC 2003-05-21
Days in the field 18
West -78.8
East -78.55
North 33.9
South 33.7


384 Woods Hole Road
Quissett Campus
Woods Hole, MA02543-1598
(508) 548-8700
Principal investigators William C Schwab
Crew members
Jane F Denny
Scientist, Staff
Wayne E Baldwin
Scientist, Staff
David R Nichols
Scientist, Staff
Charles R Worley
Scientist, Staff
Buynevich, Ilya
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Jane F Denny
Specialist, Information
Affiliate staff Coastal Carolina University; Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Data types and categories

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

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
Edgetech chirp subbottom profiler 512i Sub Bottom Profiler (no data reported)
Real Time Kinematic GPS Navigation (no data reported)
SEA SWATHplus-M 234 kHz Interferometric 1


Datasets produced in this activity

Dataset name Equipment Description Dataset contact
Sidescan mosaic SEA SWATHplus-M 234 kHz Linda P McCarthy


Samples collected during this field activity