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Field Activity Details for field activity 05LTS06

Other ID: HR_RITA

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 for the impact zone of Hurricane Rita

Vehicle(s): None

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End Port/Location:

Start Date: 2005-09-27

End Date: 2005-10-02

Equipment Used: Digital Camera, Multispectral Color-infrared (CIR) Digital Camera, GPS , Experimental Advanced Airborne Research LIDAR (EAARL)

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

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Location:

Texas and Louisiana

Boundaries
North: 30.345 South: 27.965 West: -97.025 East: -91.998

Platform(s):

photo of Airplane
Airplane

Publications

Bonisteel-Cormier, J.M., Wright, C.W., Fredericks, A.M., Klipp, E.S., Nagle, D.B., Sallenger, A.H., Jr., Brock, J.C., 2013, EAARL coastal topography and imagery-Western Louisiana, post-Hurricane Rita, 2005: first surface: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 720, https://doi.org/10.3133/ds720.

Doran, K.S., Plant, N.G., Stockdon, H.F., Sallenger, A.H., Jr., Serafin, K.A., 2009, Hurricane Ike: Observations and analysis of coastal change: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2009-1061, 35 p., https://doi.org/10.3133/ofr20091061.

Hardy, M.W., Kranenburg, C.J., Doran, K.S., 2017, EAARL coastal topographyâTexas, post-Hurricane Rita, 2005: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/F7WD3ZFC.

Kindinger, J.L., Buster, N.A., Flocks, J.G., Bernier, J.C., Kulp, M.A., 2013, Louisiana Barrier Island Comprehensive Monitoring (BICM) Program summary report: Data and analyses 2006 through 2010: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2013-1083, 86 p., https://doi.org/10.3133/ofr20131083.

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.

Mickey, R.C., Long, J.W., Plant, N.G., Thompson, D.M., Dalyander, P.S., 2017, A methodology for modeling barrier island storm-impact scenarios: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2017-1009, https://doi.org/10.3133/ofr20171009.

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.

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
Multispectral Color-infrared (CIR) Digital Camera --- Other Imagery
05LTS06-OI-pd-1 (color infrared imagery 250-centimeter-resolution mosaic tiles)
GPS --- Navigation
Experimental Advanced Airborne Research LIDAR (EAARL) --- LIDAR
RITA2005_Texas_EAARLA_FS_n88g96.xyz (Lidar-derived first-surface topography collected post-Hurricane Rita in Texas)
RITA2005_Texas_EAARLA_BE_n88g96.xyz (Lidar-derived bare-earth topography collected post-Hurricane Rita in Texas)
05LTS06-LI-pd-12 (Lidar-derived first surface (FS) topography GIS datasets of Western Louisiana)

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