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Myrtle Beach



Description: These bottom current, wave and associated observations were collected as part of a larger study to understand the physical processes that control the transport of sediments in Long Bay, South Carolina. This data report presents oceanographic observations made at eight locations on and near a shore-oblique sand deposit approximately 10 kilometers long, 2 kilometers wide, and in excess of 3 meters thick.

Duration: October 2003 - April 2004

USGS PIs: John C. Warner and Daniel M. Hanes

Collaborators: George Vougaris

Publications: Sullivan, C.M., Warner, J.C., Martini, M.A., Voulgaris, G., Work, P.A., Haas, K.A., Hanes, D.M., 2006, South Carolina coastal erosion study data report for observations October 2003 - April 2004: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2005-1429 - ONLINE

Field Activity Reports: 2003-046-FA, 2003-048-FA, 2004-007-FA, 2004-008-FA


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