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U.S. Geological Survey Oceanographic Time-Series Data Collection

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 Principal Investigators: 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

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

Revision History:

  • April 2016: corrected longitude in ADV files
  • 2007 original publication

Please use the following citation when referencing this dataset:

Sullivan, C.M., Warner, J.C., Martini, M.A., Montgomery, E.T., Oceanographic Measurements-- Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, 2003: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://stellwagen.er.usgs.gov/myrtlebeach.html.



Data Access

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Data Access via THREDDS (EPIC)

Data Access via THREDDS (CF)

Station Locations

 

For more detail about the measurements collected at each site, browse MYRTLEBEACH.kml (using Google Earth).

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