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Field Activity Details for field activity 06LTS02

Other ID: CHAN

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

Vehicle(s): None

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End Port/Location:

Start Date: 2006-03-14

End Date: 2006-03-15

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:

Staff:

Affiliate Staff:

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Location:

Northern Gulf of Mexico

Boundaries
North: 30.4427 South: 29.6945 West: -88.9805 East: -87.579

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.

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.

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., Morgan, K.L.M., Doran, K., 2016, EAARL coastal topographyâLouisiana, Mississippi and Alabama, March 2006: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/F7BZ6443.

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.

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.

Thompson, D.M., Dalyander, P.S., Long, J.W., Plant, N.G., 2017, Correction of elevation offsets in multiple co-located lidar datasets: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2017-1031, 15 p., https://doi.org/10.3133/ofr20171031.

Portals/Viewers

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Digital Camera --- Photo
Video
Multispectral Color-infrared (CIR) Digital Camera --- Other Imagery
GPS --- Navigation
Experimental Advanced Airborne Research LIDAR (EAARL) --- LIDAR
06LTS02-LI-pd-8 (Lidar-derived first-return elevation data for the Chandeleur Islands, Louisiana, and Ship Island, Mississippi through Orange Beach, Alabama.)
06LTS02-LI-pd-9 (Lidar-derived last-return elevation data for the Chandeleur Islands, Louisiana, and Ship Island, Mississippi through Orange Beach, Alabama)
06LTS02_morphology.zip (Dune crest, dune toe, shoreline, beach width and beach slope for a lidar survey collected 20060314-20060315 in Mississippi and Alabama)

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