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Summary Information for Field Activity 1996-039-FA

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

Dates: July 29, 1996 to August 03, 1996

Chief scientist: Bill Schwab

   Rob Thieler; Orrin Pilkey - Duke University

Objectives: Assess changes to shoreface/inner shelf due to Hurricane Bertha. Resurveyed study area using high-resolution sidescan sonar.

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Summary: Reconnaissance sidescan indicates there were only minor changes to nearshore sediment distribution.

Contact: Bill Schwab (

InfoBank: uses the identifier E-39-96-NR. Visit this site for more information.

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