Area of Operations: Monomoy Island, Nauset Beach, outer Cape barrier islands, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic
Dates: April 16, 1979 to April 20, 1979
Chief scientist: Bill Dillon
Objectives: To study the development of barrier islands; to document the frequency and rate of migration of inlets that breach barrier islands; to define the characteristics of shoreface ridges on a barrier island; and to prepare the boat and personnel for field operations this spring and summer.
Type of Activity:
Information to be derived:
Summary: Uniboom records: 98 km; Sidescan sonar records: 98 km.
Contact: Sally Needell ()
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