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Field Activity Details for field activity 04CNT01

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

Organization(s):

Funding Program(s): National Assessment of Coastal Change Hazards(1) (MN000J7)

Data Source Information: JALBTCX USACE CHARTS

Information Specialist(s): Kara Doran

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: LIDAR

Start Date: 2004-04-01

End Date: 2004-09-25

Equipment Used: Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR)

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: The data were collected to depict the elevations above and below water along the immediate coastal zone. The survey generally extends 750 meters inland and up to 1500 meters over the water (depending on water depth and clarity).

Notes: Ship Island, MS to Dauphin Island, AL - 20040421 to 20040505. Baldwin County, AL to Walton County, FL - 20040401 to 20040530. Powell Lake to Little St George Island, FL - 20040500 to 20040530. New Portichey to Cape Romano, FL - 20040500 to 20040630. Jupiter to Miami, FL - 20040601 to 20040630. Cocoa Beach to Jupiter, FL - 20040601 to 20040731. New Smyrna Beach to Cocoa Beach, FL - 20040601 to 20040731. Fernandina Beach to New Smyrna Beach - 20040601 to 20040731. NC/VA state line to Whalebone, NC -20040709 - 20040713. Whalebone, NC to Portsmouth Island, NC - 20040711 to 20040714. Portsmouth Island, NC to the NC/SC state line - 20040716 to 20040718. Cedar Island Bay, NC to the NC/SC state line - 20040828 to 20040925 (Topography only)

http://csc.noaa.gov/dataviewer/webfiles/metadata/usace2004_template.html

Location:

MS, AL, FL, NC

Boundaries
North: 36.303929 South: 25.657432 West: -88.9898 East: -75.4513

Platform(s):

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.

Henderson, R.E., Nelson, P.R., Long, J.W., Smith, C., 2017, Vector shorelines and associated shoreline change rates derived from lidar and aerial imagery for Dauphin Island, Alabama: 1940-2015: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/F7T43RB5.

Long, J.W., de Bakker, A.T.M., Plant, N.G., 2014, Scaling coastal dune elevation changes across storm-impact regimes: Geophysical Research Letters, v. 41 no. 8, pp. 2899–2906, doi: 10.1002/2014gl059616.

Overbeck, J.R., Doran, K.S., 2015, Beach slopes of Florida: Bradenton Beach to Clearwater Beach: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/F7XK8CK2.

Overbeck, J.R., Doran, K.S., 2015, Beach slopes of Florida: Miami to Jupiter: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/F72805P1.

Plant, N.G., Stockdon, H.F., 2012, Probabilistic prediction of barrier-island response to hurricanes: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 117.

Smith, C.G., Long, J.W., Henderson, R.E., Nelson, P.R., 2018, Assessing the impact of open-ocean and back-barrier shoreline change on Dauphin Island, Alabama, at multiple time scales over the last 75 years: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2018-1170, https://doi.org/10.3133/ofr20181170.

Portals/Viewers

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR) --- LIDAR
04CNT01-LI-pd-23 (FL Raw Beach Slopes - Bradenton Beach to Clearwater Beach)
04CNT01-LI-pd-19 (North Carolina Raw Beach Slopes)
04CNT01_morphology.zip (Dune crest, dune toe, shoreline, beach width and beach slope for a lidar survey collected 20040401-20040925 in Mississippi, through Florida)
04CNT01-LI-pd-20 (FL Mean Beach Slopes - Miami to Jupiter)
04CNT01-LI-pd-22 (FL Mean Beach Slopes - Bradenton Beach to Clearwater Beach)
04CNT01-LI-pd-18 (North Carolina Mean Beach Slopes)
04CNT01-LI-pd-21 (FL Raw Beach Slopes - Miami to Jupiter)

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