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U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1206

Coastal Change Along the Shore of Northeastern South Carolina: The South Carolina Coastal Erosion Study

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Figure 2.2A.  Mapping operations of the South Carolina Coastal Erosion Study (SCCES): (A) Research vessel at dock preparing for departure; (B) Small research vessel at dock with subbottom profiler towed from the stern; (C) Subbottom profiler towed by rigid-hull inflatable boat directly off the beach; (D) Subbottom profiler towed in very shallow water away from the beach; (E) Sidescan-sonar system; (F) Subbottom profiler; (G) Subbottom profiler deployed off the stern of small coastal research vessel; (H) Swath bathymetric system configured as a side-mount; (I) Swath bathymetric transducer deployed off the bow of a small vessel; and (J) All-terrain vehicle (ATV) towing a ground-penetrating radar (GPR) sled across the beach. [Click here for high-resolution image.]

Figure 2.2a Mapping operations of the SCCES.
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