U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1206
Coastal Change Along the Shore of Northeastern South Carolina: The South Carolina Coastal Erosion Study
Funding for this research was provided by the Coastal and Marine Geology Program of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and the South Carolina Sea Grant Consortium (SCSGC). We thank M. Richard (Rick) Devoe, Director of the SCSGC, for his encouragement and support of coastal research. William Danforth, David Nichols, Thomas O’Brien, Barry Irwin, Kenneth Parolski, Charles Worley, Shawn Dadisman (USGS), and Paul Byham (SEA Ltd.) provided support during data acquisition and processing. Neal Gielstra, Jenna Hill, Elizabeth Johnstone, German Ojeda, Jamie Phillips, Beth Sharrer, Triniti Dufrene, Melody van der Linde, Trent P. Tinker, Amanda Windsor, and Elizabeth Gherman, and Heather Young (Coastal Carolina University) provided invaluable logistical and technical assistance. Sarah Kruse (University of South Florida) and Steven Forman (University of Illinois at Chicago) provided scientific analyses and interpretations. Jennifer Martin arranged this document in HTML. We also thank the captains and crews of the R/V Atlantic Surveyor, R/V Megan Miller, and R/V Coastal II. This report greatly benefited from reviews by C. Wiley Poag, E. Robert Thieler, and Eric Grossman.