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Summary for Field Activity Number 1979-006-FA

Alternate Leg ID: NE-1-79

Area of Operations: Monomoy Island, Nauset Beach, outer Cape barrier islands, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: April 16, 1979 to April 20, 1979

Objectives: To study the development of barrier islands; to document the frequency and rate of migration of inlets that breach barrier islands; to define the characteristics of shoreface ridges on a barrier island; and to prepare the boat and personnel for field operations this spring and summer.

Type of Activity:

Information to be derived:

Summary: Uniboom records: 98 km; Sidescan sonar records: 98 km.

USGS Project Number: 9450-02421

Contact: Sally Needell ()

Map for Area of Operations :

Map of field activity boundary.

Platform Info:
photo of NEECHO
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