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Field Activity Details for field activity 05CCH02

Other ID: H20050831K, A-K8-05-GM

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): M. Dennis Krohn, Karen L M Morgan

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): William (Jerry) Butcher, Philip Thompson

Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Photograph the Impact Zone of Hurricane Katrina

Vehicle(s): None

Start Port/Location: St Petersburg, FL

End Port/Location: St Petersburg, FL

Start Date: 2005-08-31

End Date: 2005-08-31

Equipment Used: Film Camera, Digital Camera, GPS , Video Camera, Digital Video, Camera, Digital, Hand Held

Information to be Derived: Oblique aerial photography

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Collected 1,233 digital oblique aerial photos, and 72 analog rolls.

Staff: M. Dennis Krohn, Karen L M Morgan, Philip Thompson

Affiliate Staff:
P. Plenarski - BayAir

Notes: To view geographically located photos, click on Google Earth photos link above. To view proof sheets of photos linked to full resolution images: Photos FL_EW Slides FL_EW Photos AL_EW Slides AL_EW Photos MS_EW Slides MS_EW Photos MS_WE Slides MS_WE Slides LA_EW


Northern Gulf of Mexico

North: 30.44183 South: 29.77233 West: -89.4187 East: -84.877


photo of Airplane


Doran, K.S., Stockdon, H.F., Plant, N.G., Sallenger, A.H., Jr., Guy, K.K., Serafin, K.A., 2009, Hurricane Gustav: Observations and analysis of coastal change: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2009-1279, 28 p.,

Morgan, K.L.M., DeWitt, N.T., 2017, Post-Hurricane Katrina coastal oblique aerial photographs collected from Panama City, Florida, to Lakeshore, Mississippi, and the Chandeleur Islands, Louisiana, August 31, 2005: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1033,

Sallenger, A.H., Jr., Wright, C.W., Lillycrop, W.J., Howd, P.A., Stockdon, H.F., Guy, K.K., Morgan, K.L.M., 2007, Extreme changes to barrier islands along the central Gulf of Mexico coast during Hurricane Katrina: In: Farris, G.S., Smith, G., Holm, T., Robbins, L., Demas, C. (Eds.). Science and the storms: the USGS response to the hurricanes of 2005, U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1306, Lafayette, LA, pp. 113–118, URL:


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Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Film Camera --- Photo
Digital Camera --- Photo
DS 1033 photos (digital oblique aerial photos of Hurricane Katrina affected coast)
GPS PGLRNavigation
ds1033_05CCH02 (processed navigation)
ds1033_05CCH02_0831_plgrgov (raw PLGR GPS navigation)
Video Camera --- Video
Digital Video --- Video
No data was collected
Camera, Digital, Hand Held --- Photo
No data was collected

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