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Field Activity Details for field activity 03LTS01

Other ID: HR_ISABEL

Status: Completed

Organization(s): USGS, St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center

Funding Program(s): Lidar for Science and Resource Management (MN00E3J)

Principal Investigator(s): John Brock

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Emily Klipp

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: LIDAR

Scientific Purpose/Goals: to collect lidar data for the impact zone of Hurricane Isabel

Vehicle(s): None

Start Port/Location:

End Port/Location:

Start Date: 2003-09-16

End Date: 2003-09-21

Equipment Used: Digital Camera, GPS , Experimental Advanced Airborne Research LIDAR (EAARL)

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff:

Affiliate Staff:

Notes:

Location:

North Carolina and Virginia

Boundaries
North: 39.061986 South: 33.589925 West: -78.9223 East: -75.375464

Platform(s):

photo of Airplane
Airplane

Publications

Doran, K.S., Long, J.W., Birchler, J.J.,, B., O.T., Hardy, M.W., Morgan, K.L.M., Stockdon, H.F., Torres, M.L., 2017, Lidar-derived beach morphology (dune crest, dune toe, and shoreline) for U.S. sandy coastlines: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/F7GF0S0Z.

Doran, K.S., Long, J.W., Overbeck, J.R., 2015, A method for determining average beach slope and beach slope variability for U.S. sandy coastlines: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2015-1053, https://doi.org/10.3133/ofr20151053.

Doran, K.S., Long, J.W., Overbeck, J.R., 2015, Beach slopes of North Carolina: Salvo to Duck: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/F7M906Q6.

Fredericks, X., Kranenburg, C.J., Nagle, D.B., 2017, EAARL coastal topographyâCape Hatteras, North Carolina, pre- and post-Hurricane Isabel, 2003: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/F76W9879.

Long, J.W., Henderson, R.E., Thompson, D.M., 2020, Forecasting future beach width-A case study along the Florida Atlantic coast: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2019-1150, 20 p., https://doi.org/10.3133/ofr20191150.

Plant, N.G., Smith, K.E.L., Passeri, D.L., Smith, C.G., Bernier, J.C., 2018, Barrier-island and estuarine-wetland physical-change assessment after Hurricane Sandy: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2017-1157, 45 p., https://doi.org/10.3133/ofr20171157.

Stockdon, H.F., Doran, K., Thompson, D., Sopkin, K., 2012, National assessment of hurricane-induced coastal erosion hazards: Gulf of Mexico: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2012-1084, 51 p., https://doi.org/10.3133/ofr20121084.

Stockdon, H.F., Doran, K.S., Thompson, D.M., Sopkin, K.L., Plant, N.G., 2013, National assessment of hurricane-induced coastal erosion hazards: Southeast Atlantic coast: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2013-1130, 28 p., https://doi.org/10.3133/ofr20131130.

Williams, B.N., Schreppel, H.A., Stalk C.A., 2019, Footprints of lidar datasets published at the U.S. Geological Survey St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center since 2001: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/P9B616C5.

Portals/Viewers

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Digital Camera --- Photo
Video
GPS --- Navigation
Experimental Advanced Airborne Research LIDAR (EAARL) --- LIDAR
CAHA2003_PreIsabel_EAARLA_BE_n88g96.xyz (Lidar-derived bare-earth topography XYZ dataset for Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, collected pre-Hurricane Isabel.)
CAHA2003_PostIsabel_EAARLA_BE_n88g96.xyz (Lidar-derived bare-earth topography XYZ dataset for Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, collected post-Hurricane Isabel.)
03LTS01_morphology.zip (Dune crest, dune toe, shoreline, beach width and beach slope for a lidar survey collected 20030916-20030921 Pre and Post-Isabel in North Carolina)
03LTS01-LI-pd-11 (North Carolina Raw Beach Slopes)
03LTS01-LI-pd-12 (North Carolina Mean Beach Slopes)

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