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Summary Information for Field Activity 2003-009-FA

Area of Operations: Long Bay, South Carolina, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: May 01, 2003 to May 21, 2003

Chief scientist: Bill Schwab

Objectives: Map shoreface of Grand Strand.

Type of Activity: Sea floor mapping;Sea floor mapping

Information to be derived:

Summary: High-resolution geophysical survey mapping the shoreface along the Grand Strand, South Carolina. High-resolution chirp, sidescan-sonar, and swath bathymetry systems were used to map the toe of the shoreface, surficial sediment distribution, and seabed morphology.

Contact: Jane Denny (jdenny@usgs.gov)

InfoBank: uses the identifier C-1-03-SR. Visit this site for more information.

Related Links: http://soundwaves.usgs.gov/2009/12/research2.html

Platform Info:

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 http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2008/1206/)

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 http://pubs.usgs.gov/circ/circ1339/)

Data Types and Locations:

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