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Summary Information for Field Activity 2004-008-FA

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

Dates: April 22, 2004 to April 24, 2004

Chief scientist: Marinna Martini

   George Voulgaris - USC

Objectives: Recover 14 tripods and buoys in two legs. These are mooring numbers 730, 740-749, and 751-753.

Type of Activity: Mooring work;

Information to be derived: Suspended sediment concentrations

Summary: These are mooring numbers 730, 740-749, and 751-753. Note that three days were spent aboard ship. Moorings recovered: 14 (#730, deployed FA 03048 DAN MOORE Oct. 27-28, 2003; #740, 741, 742, 743, 744, 745, 746, 747, 748, 749, 751, 752 and 753 all deployed FA 04007 DAN MOORE Jan. 20-30, 2004).

Contact: Fran Lightsom (

InfoBank: uses the identifier M-2-04-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:

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Myrtle Beach mooring data


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