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Field Activity Details for field activity 2017-010-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s): Remote Sensing Coastal Change (ZP00GJA)

Principal Investigator(s): Christopher Sherwood

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Ellyn Montgomery

Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Collect post storm drone mapping and surveys, with pressure data at overwash

Vehicle(s):

Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Start Date: 2017-02-13

End Date: 2017-02-15

Equipment Used: Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), Spectra Precision SP80, Bottom platform

Information to be Derived: pressure measurements, survey elevations and photogrametry

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: pressure data from 1087, 1088, 1089 collected. Drone survey mapping the beach elevation completed.

Staff: Jonathan Borden, Sandra Brosnahan, Barry Irwin, Eric Marsjanik, Eric Moore

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: U022

Associated with 2016-052-FA, 2017-007-FA, 2017-001-FA, 2017-012-FA, 2017-013-FA, 2017-019-FA, 2017-025-FA, 2017-037-FA, 2017-040-FA.

The data for all pressure sensor deployed durning this storm is available at http://dx.doi.org/10.5066/F7B27T6P.

2 Pressure sensors in overwash zone, and 1 in air: 2/13-15- 1087, 1088, 1089

Location:

Sandwich Town Neck Beach, Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts, United States, Atlantic Ocean

Boundaries
North: 41.78503467 South: 41.73478262 West: -70.4908 East: -70.42205817

Platform(s):

photo of on foot
on foot

Publications

Sherwood, C.R., Over, J.R., and Soenen, K., 2021, Structure from motion products associated with UAS flights in Sandwich, Massachusetts: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/P9BFD3YH.

Sherwood, C.R., Traykovski, P.A., Montgomery, E.T., Borden, J., Brosnahan S.M., Irwin, B.J., Marsjanik, E.D., Martini, M.A., and Suttles, S.E., 2019, Geotagged low-altitude aerial imagery from unmanned aerial systems flights over Town Neck Beach in Sandwich, Massachusetts, with associated ground control points and transects, collected on January 9, January 25, February 14, March 16, April 28, May 4, and September 18, 2017: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/F7QC02RM.

Portals/Viewers

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) --- Photo
Video
Navigation
2017010FA_U022_Sandwich (Geotagged Low-Altitude Aerial Imagery From Unmanned Aerial Systems Flights Over Town Neck Beach, in Sandwich, Massachusetts, on 2017-02-14)
Spectra Precision SP80 --- Navigation
Bottom platform --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
storm 3 from Sandwich2017 (pressure data from overwash zone during overwash)

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