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Summary Information for Field Activity 2003-048-FA

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

Dates: October 27, 2003 to October 28, 2003

Chief scientist: Marinna Martini

   University of South Carolina

Objectives: Deploy tripods #720, 722, 724, 726, 728, 730, 731, 732 and 733.

Type of Activity: Mooring work; Sampling;

Information to be derived: Samples and chemical analysis
Suspended sediment concentrations

Summary: First deployment of tripods. No data will be available until the recovery. Moorings deployed: 9 (#720, 722, 724, 726, 728, 731, 732 and 733, all recovered FA 04007 DAN MOORE Jan. 20-30, 2004; #730 recovered FA 04008 DAN MOORE Apr. 23-24, 2004).

Contact: Fran Lightsom (

InfoBank: uses the identifier M-1-03-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

Sullivan, Charlene M., Warner, John C., Martini, Marinna A., Voulgaris, George, Work, Paul A., Haas, Kevin A., and Hanes, Daniel,2006, South Carolina coastal erosion study data report for observations October 2003 - April 2004: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2005-1429, 2 DVD-ROMs. (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

Montgomery, E., Sherwood, C,, Studying seafloor bedforms using autonomous stationary imaging and profiling sonars: OCEANS'13 MTS/IEEE Proceedings Paper

Data Types and Locations:

Oceanographic Measurements

Myrtle Beach mooring data


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