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Summary for Field Activity Number 2010-011-FA

Area of Operations: Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: January 28, 2010 to Mar 01, 2010

Objectives: Observe coastal change in the near shore area of Cape Hatteras.

Type of Activity: Sampling
Mooring work
Shoreline mapping

Information to be derived: Time series data
Grain size analysis
Shoreline erosion
Sea floor map
Bathymetric maps
LIDAR, RADAR, aerial survey

Summary: Time series instrumentation was deployed at 14 sites in the nearshore area, a video camera was mounted on the lighthouse, a coastal radar was installed on the beach. Targets for aerial surveys were installed on the beach.

USGS Project Number: 2921-CNK04 - Project Description

Contact: Marinna Martini (

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