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Summary Information for Field Activity 1996-009-FA

Area of Operations: Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: March 05, 1996 to March 05, 1996

Chief scientist: Bill Schwab

Objectives: Deploy BASS current meter/instrument tripod in nearshore area.

Type of Activity: Mooring work;

Information to be derived: Time series data;

Summary: Mooring deployed: 1 (#467 recovered FA 96011 DAN MOORE May 20-21, 1996).

Contact: Bill Schwab (

InfoBank: uses the identifier M-9-96-NR. Visit this site for more information.

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Publications resulting from these data

Gutierrez, B. T., Voulgaris, G., and Thieler, E. R.,2005, Exploring the persistence of sorted bedforms on the inner-shelf of Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina: Continental Shelf Research, v. 25, no. 1: p. 65-90. (Also available at

Murray, A. B., and Thieler, E. R.,2004, A new hypothesis and exploratory model for the formation of large-scale inner-shelf sediment sorting and "rippled scour depressions": Continental Shelf Research, v. 24, no. 3: p. 295-315. (Also available at

Thieler, E.R., Schwab, W.C., and Cacchione, D.A.,1998, Wave and current measurements in a cross-shore scour depression on the shoreface off Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina [abs.]: Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, v. 79, no. 1-supplement: p. OS61

Data Types and Locations:

LogsOceanographic Measurements

Wrightsville mooring data



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