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Summary Information for Field Activity 2004-007-FA

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

Dates: January 20, 2004 to January 30, 2004

Chief scientist: Marinna Martini

   George Voulgaris - USC; Patrick Barnard - USGS Menlo Park

Objectives: Turn around tripods. Replace instruments under buoys, fix buoy lights.

Type of Activity: Mooring work;

Information to be derived:

Summary: Moorings recovered: 13 (#720, 722, 724, 726, 728, 731, 732, 733 all deployed FA 03048 DAN MOORE Oct. 27-28, 2003; #721, 723, 725, 727, 729 all deployed FA 03046 NANCY FOSTER Oct. 3-4, 2003. #730, a USC trawl-resistant bottom mount, was not located by the divers after several tries; recovered FA 04008 DAN MOORE Apr. 22-24, 2004). Moorings deployed: 13 (#740, 741, 742, 743, 744, 745, 746, 747, 748, 749, 751, 752, 753 all recovered FA 04008 DAN MOORE Apr. 22-24, 2004).

Contact: Fran Lightsom (

InfoBank: uses the identifier M-1-04-SR. Visit this site for more information.

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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

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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