Area of Operations: Wrightsville Beach, Topsail Island, North Carolina, United States, North America, North Atlantic
Dates: September 10, 1996 to September 11, 1996
Objectives: Assess changes to shoreface/inner shelf sediment distribution due to Hurricane Fran (landfall Cape Fear, North Carolina, 5 Sep., 1996). Resurvey Wrightsville Beach and Topsail Island, North Carolina to study areas using high-resolution sidescan sonar.
Type of Activity: Sea floor mapping
Information to be derived: Sea Floor Map
Summary: Sidescan sonar: 50 km.
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Contact: Rob Thieler (firstname.lastname@example.org)
InfoBank: uses the identifier R-47-96-NR. Visit this site for more information.