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Field Activity Details for field activity 08ACH03

Other ID: h20080623_earl

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Abby Sallenger, Hilary Stockdon

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Peter Howd

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Measure changes in barrier islands since Hurricane Katrina

Vehicle(s):

Start Port/Location: Stennis International Airport, Bay St. Louis, MS

End Port/Location: Stennis International Airport, Bay St. Louis, MS

Start Date: 2008-06-23

End Date: 2008-06-30

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

Information to be Derived: LIDAR derived topography and bathymetry

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Peter Howd

Affiliate Staff:

Notes:

Location:

Chandeleur Islands, LA, Santa Rosa Island, FL, and Dauphin Island, AL

Boundaries
North: 30.65333719 South: 29.61671158 West: -89.2845 East: -87.10914931

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., 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., https://doi.org/10.3133/ofr20091279.

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., 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.

Long, J.W., Morgan, K.L.M., Doran, K., 2016, EAARL coastal topographyâLouisiana, Alabama, and Florida, June 2008: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/F7G15XZX.

Mickey, R.C., Dalyander, P.S., McCall, R., Passeri, D.L., 2020, Idealized antecedent topography sensitivity study: Initial baseline and modified profiles modeled with XBeach: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/P9VD60JC.

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
Experimental Advanced Airborne Research LIDAR (EAARL) --- LIDAR
08ACH03_first_return.zip (Lidar-derived first-return elevation data for the Chandeleur Islands, LA, Dauphin Island, AL, Santa Rosa Island, FL, and Bon Secour, AL.)
08ACH03_last_return.zip (Lidar-derived last-return elevation data for the Chandeleur Islands, LA, Dauphin Island, AL, Santa Rosa Island, FL, and Bon Secour, AL.)
08ACH03_morphology.zip (Dune crest, dune toe, shoreline, beach width and beach slope for a lidar survey collected 20080624-20080626 in Alabama and Florida)
GPS --- Navigation

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