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Summary Information for Field Activity 2002-011-FA

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

Dates: May 01, 2002 to May 22, 2002

Chief scientist: Bill Schwab

   Paul Gayes (Coastal Carolina University)

Objectives: Map the shoreface off north Myrtle Beach using sidescan sonar, interferometric bathymetry, and SUBSCAN sub-bottom system.

Type of Activity: Sea floor mapping;Sea floor mapping

Information to be derived:

Summary: Sidescan-sonar, swath bathymetry, and high-resolution chirp sub-bottom data were collected within the nearshore region off the coast of Myrtle Beach, SC (within 1 km of the shoreline).

Contact: Jane Denny (

InfoBank: uses the identifier C-1-02-SR. Visit this site for more information.

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Publications resulting from these data

Schwab, W.C., Gayes, P.T., Morton, R.A., Driscoll, N.W., Baldwin, W.E., Barnhardt, W.A., Denny, J.F., Harris, M.S., Katuna, M.P., Putney, T.R., Voulgaris, G., Warner, J.C., and Wright, E.E.,2009, in Barnhardt, W.E., ed., Coastal change along the shore of northeastern South Carolina; the South Carolina coastal erosion study: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1206. (Also available at

Schwab, W. C., Gayes, P. T., Morton, R. A., Driscoll, N. W., Baldwin, W. E., Barnhardt, W. A., Denny, J. F., Harris, M. S., Katuna, M. P., Putney, T. R., Voulgaris, G., Warner, J. C., and Wright, E. E.,2009, Coastal change along the shore of northeastern South Carolina; the South Carolina coastal erosion study, Barnhardt, W.A. (ed.): U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1339, 77 p.. (Also available at

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Deck photos of field activity operations



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