Field Activity 2004-003-FA

Identifier 2004-003-FA
Purpose Map inner shelf.
Location Raleigh Bay, Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Summary Mapped sea floor in Raleigh Bay and at Wrightsville Beach. Obtained 29 grab samples in Raleigh Bay.
Info derived Grain size analysis; Shoreline Erosion; Sea floor map; Bathymetric maps; Morphology;
Comments Original Center People field contained: Robert Thieler, Ch Sci; William Danforth, Mar. Tech; Emile Bergeron, Mar. Tech; Erika Hammar-Klose, Data Proc; Emily Himmelstoss, Data Proc; Edward Sweeney, Data Proc. Project = North Carolina Regional Coastal Erosion Studies, North Carolina Regional Coastal Erosion Studies Information from Foghorn: acquisition and processing vans, Submetrix, boomer, DGPS, HYPACK, Van Veen sampler (not Teflon), spare small sampler, blue sampler winch, EdgeTech 512i, Klein 3000;
Related activities
1999-045-FA: Project
Platform
100 feet
Itinerary
Start Atlantic Beach, NC 2004-06-16
End Atlantic Beach, NC 2004-07-09
Days in the field 20
Bounds
West -76.52184
East -75.911
North 35.03148
South 34.52078

Personnel

Organization
384 Woods Hole Road
Quissett Campus
Woods Hole, MA02543-1598
(508) 548-8700
Principal investigators E. Robert Thieler
Crew members
William W Danforth
Scientist, Staff
Emily Himmelstoss
Scientist, Staff
E. Robert Thieler
Scientist, Staff
Emile Bergeron
Scientist, Staff
Hammar-Klose, Erika
Scientist, Staff
Sweeney, Edward
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Hammar-Klose, Erika
Specialist, Information

Data types and categories

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

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
DGPS Navigation (no data reported)
Boomer Boomer (no data reported)
Van Veen grab sampler Geology 2
Edgetech chirp subbottom profiler 512i Sub Bottom Profiler 11
Klein 3000 Sidescan 3
HYPACK Navigation (no data reported)
SEA SWATHplus-M 234 kHz Interferometric 1

Datasets

Datasets produced in this activity

Dataset name Equipment Description Dataset contact
2004-003-FA-SC-001 Van Veen grab sampler grab samples Brian Buczkowski
isc2004003_seismic_images Edgetech chirp subbottom profiler 512i JPEG images of chirp seismic data from inner continental shelf of northern North Carolina E. Robert Thieler
isc2004003_shots Edgetech chirp subbottom profiler 512i Chirp shotpoint navigation along the inner continental shelf of northern North Carolina E. Robert Thieler
isc2004003_tracklines Edgetech chirp subbottom profiler 512i Chirp navigation tracklines along the inner continental shelf of northern North Carolina E. Robert Thieler
iss2004003_trackline Klein 3000 idescan sonar navigation along the inner continental shelf of northern North Carolina E. Robert Thieler

Datasets compiled from multiple sources

Dataset name Equipment Description Dataset contact
NorthCarolina_grabsamples Van Veen grab sampler Location and analysis information for grab samples from inner continental shelf of North Carolina during U.S. Geological Survey research cruises 1999-045-FA, 2001-005-FA, 2002-013-FA, 2004-003-FA. E. Robert Thieler
isopach_modsand_NC_innershelf Edgetech chirp subbottom profiler 512i Isopach grid of the modern marine sand above the top of Pleistocene surface along the inner shelf from Virginia border to Cape Hatteras, North Carolina (modsand, ESRI binary grid, 100 m cellsize, UTM Zone 18N, WGS 84) E. Robert Thieler
NC_Pliocene_surface_Q0 Edgetech chirp subbottom profiler 512i 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 Edgetech chirp subbottom profiler 512i 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 Edgetech chirp subbottom profiler 512i 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 Edgetech chirp subbottom profiler 512i 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 Edgetech chirp subbottom profiler 512i 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 Edgetech chirp subbottom profiler 512i 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 Edgetech chirp subbottom profiler 512i 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_sHatteras_backscatter Klein 3000 4 meter sidescan-sonar GeoTIFF image of inner shelf from Cape Hatteras, NC to Cape Lookout, NC (composite_shatt.tif, UTM, Zone 18N, WGS84) E. Robert Thieler
composite_sHatteras_backscatter_enhanced Klein 3000 4 meter sidescan-sonar GeoTIFF image of inner shelf with stretched histogram, from Cape Hatteras, NC to Cape Lookout, NC (composite_shatt_str.tif, UTM, Zone 18N, WGS84) E. Robert Thieler
composite_sHatteras_bathymetry SEA SWATHplus-M 234 kHz 40 meter Esri binary grid of swath bathymetry of inner continental shelf south of Cape Hatteras, NC to Cape Lookout, NC (shatt, UTM Zone 18N, WGS84) E. Robert Thieler

Publications

Samples collected during this field activity