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Field Activity Details for field activity 08ACH06

Other ID: Xstorms.h20080916i

Status: Completed

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

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

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

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Kristy Guy

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Map Post Storm Beach Configuration

Vehicle(s): Unknown

Start Port/Location: St Petersburg, FL

End Port/Location: St Petersburg, FL

Start Date: 2008-09-14

End Date: 2008-09-15

Equipment Used: GPS , Digital Video, Digital Camera

Information to be Derived: Oblique Air Photos

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: XXX Digital still photos (jpg), XXX hours analog S-VHS, trackline (FUGAWI), trackline (txt)

Staff: Other

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Equipment: Garmin GPS 18PC WAAS-enabled B&B Electronics 232BSS4 GPS Signal Splitter(4 way) Nikon D1-X Digital Format: Raw NEF Files, Connection: Fire wire Sony DCR-VX1000 “Handycam” Mini-DV tapes (1 hr) [Not function]; Connection: S-VHS Cable S-VHS Panasonic AG-5700 -Fuji H471S Archival S-VHS Tape (2 hr) Compix LP701 JVC TM-900SU Panasonic Tough book CF-51 Fugawi Marine ENC Optima Model SPR 12-Volt “Blue top” Batteries Persister CommLogger. Notes: Pilot: Robert Kent NYT Reporter: Cornelia Dean (New York, NY) Altitude = 600 ft. No digital video tapes for this mission.


Alabama, Lousiana and Texas Coasts

North: 31.23211459 South: 28.28562 West: -95.6357 East: -87.88421839


photo of Airplane


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.,

Morgan, K.L.M., Krohn, M.D., Guy, K.K., 2016, Post-Hurricane Ike coastal oblique aerial photographs collected along the Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana barrier islands and the north Texas coast, September 14-15, 2008: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 990,


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Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
GPS --- Navigation
Digital Video --- Video
Digital Camera --- Photo

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