USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1999-017-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Jeffrey List

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Christopher F. Polloni

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Profiles, Location-Elevation: Transects, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Scheduled bi-weekly shoreline survey on Cape Cod.


Start Date: 1999-04-08

Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Date: 1999-04-08

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Equipment Used: Swash II ATV, Visual navigation

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Amy Farris, Jeffrey List, Jessica M. Cote

Affiliate Staff:

Project = Shoreline Change Measurements with SWASH, Shoreline Change Measurements with SWASH


Cape Cod National Seashore, Race Point, Provincetown, Nauset Inlet, Eastham, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 42.15 South: 41.8 West: -70.25 East: -70


photo of Swash-II


Farris, A.S., and List, Jeffrey H., 2007, Shoreline change as a proxy for subaerial beach volume change: Journal of Coastal Research, v. 23 no. 3, doi: 10.2112/05-0442.1.


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Swash II ATV --- Profiles
Visual navigation --- Navigation