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Summary Information for Field Activity 1999-045-FA

Area of Operations: northern North Carolina inner shelf, Little Creek, Duck, Cape Hatteras, Hatteras Inlet, Shackleford Bank, Cape Lookout, Wrightsville Beach, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: October 07, 1999 to October 27, 1999

Chief scientist: Rob Thieler

Objectives: High-resolution mapping of surface and nearsurface geology in nearshore environment.

Type of Activity: Seismic profiling; Sea floor mapping;Sea floor mapping

Information to be derived: Sea floor map; Morphology;

Summary: Lost much time to bad weather, including Tropical Storm Irene. Weather also forced surveys to be conducted in the lee (south sides) of Capes Hatteras and Lookout, which were not part of the originally-planned survey area.

Contact: VeeAnn Cross (vatnipp@usgs.gov)

InfoBank: uses the identifier S-45-99-NR. Visit this site for more information.

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Publications resulting from these data

Capone, M.K., Thieler, E.R., Nichols, D.R., and O'Brien, T.F.,2002, Archive of boomer subbottom data collected during USGS Cruise ATSV99045, northern North Carolina, October 9-27, 1999: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 01-380

Capone, M.K., Thieler, E.R., Nichols, D.R., and O'Brien, T.F.,2002, Archive of CHIRP subbottom data collected during USGS Cruise ATSV99045, northern North Carolina, October 9-27, 1999: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2002-215, DVD-ROM

Williams, G. F., Thieler, E. R., Cross, V. A., Foster, D. S., Irwin, B. J., Nichols, D. R., O'Brien, T. F., and Polloni, C.,2000, Archive of sidescan-sonar data collected off the North Carolina coast during USGS Cruise ATSV99045, 7-27 October, 1999: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 00-177, 25 CD-ROMs

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