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USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 09CNT06

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

Organization(s):

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

Data Source Information: CHARTS

Information Specialist(s): Kara Doran

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: LIDAR

Start Date: 2009-02-03

End Date: 2009-04-23

Equipment Used: Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR)

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Notes:

Location:

TX, LA

Boundaries
North: 29.7879 South: 25.9515 West: -97.4034 East: -92.0411

Platform(s):

Publications

Doran, K.S., Birchler, J., Stockdon, H.F., Thompson, D.M., Morgan, K.L.M., Brenner, O.T., 2016, National assessment of hurricane-induced coastal erosion hazards: South Carolina through New Hampshire update: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/F7RF5S44.

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., Thompson, D.M., Birchler, J., Plant, N.G., Overbeck, J.R., 2016, National assessment of hurricane-induced coastal erosion hazards: Gulf of Mexico update: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/F7QC01KZ.

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.

Portals/Viewers

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR) --- LIDAR
US_erosion_hazards (Probabilities of hurricane-induced erosion (collision, inundation and overwash) for each 1-km section of the Gulf of Mexico coast for category 1–5 hurricanes)
09CNT06_morphology.zip (Dune crest, dune toe, shoreline, beach width and beach slope for a lidar survey collected 20090203-20090423 in Texas and Louisiana)
09CNT06-LI-rd-1 (raw lidar data)

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