Area of Operations: Wrightsville Beach, Top Sail Island, Onslow Bay, North Carolina, United States, North America, North Atlantic
Dates: August 30, 1998 to September 02, 1998
Chief scientist: Rob Thieler
Paul Gayes - CCU
Objectives: Sidescan and grab sampling survey of shoreface and inner shelf off Wrightsville Beach and Topsail Island to assess impact of Hurricane Bonnie.
Type of Activity: Sampling; Seismic profiling; Sea floor mapping;Sea floor mapping
Information to be derived: Grain size analysis; Sea floor map;
Summary: Noted changes to the morphologic fabric of the sea floor greater than those observed following Hurricanes Bertha and Fran (1996). Van Veen samples: 32 (30 stations); Klein sidescan: 275 km.
Contact: Rob Thieler (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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