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Open-File Report 2012–1219

Carolinas Coastal Change Processes Project Data Report for Nearshore Observations at Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, February 2010

By Brandy N. Armstrong, John C. Warner, George Voulgaris, Jeffrey H. List, E. Robert Thieler, Marinna A. Martini, Ellyn Montgomery, Jesse McNinch, Jeffrey W.Book, and Kevin Haas

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An oceanographic field study conducted in February 2010 investigated processes that control nearshore flow and sediment transport dynamics at Cape Hatteras, North Carolina. This report describes the project background, field program, instrumentation setup, and locations of the sensor deployments. The data collected, and supporting meteorological and streamflow observations, are presented as time-series plots for data visualization. Additionally, the data are available as part of this report.

First posted August 26, 2013

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Armstrong, B.N., Warner, J.C., Voulgaris, George, List, J.H., Thieler, E.R., Martini, M.A., Montgomery, E., McNinch, Jesse, Book, J.W., and Haas, Kevin, 2013, Carolinas Coastal Change Processes Project data report for nearshore observations at Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, February 2010: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2012–1219,





Field Program


Mooring Identification and Field Mooring Log

Data Processing

Data File Identifiers

Digital Data Files

Supporting Observations

Tidal Analysis

Time-Series Plots


References Cited

Matlab® m-files


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