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Field Activity Details for field activity 10CNT06

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: 2010-01-01

End Date: 2010-03-31

Equipment Used: Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR)

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Notes:

Location:

Alabama and Florida

Boundaries
North: 30.403706 South: 29.587122 West: -88.3542 East: -84.3314

Platform(s):

Publications

Dalyander, P.S., Long, J.W., Plant, N.G., Thompson, D.M., 2014, Assessing mobility and redistribution patterns of sand and oil agglomerates in the surf zone: Marine Pollution Bulletin, v. 80 no. 1-2, pp. 200–209, doi: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2014.01.004.

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.

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.

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.

Plant, N.G., Long, J.W., Dalyander, P.S., Thompson, D.M., Raabe, E.A., 2013, Application of a hydrodynamic and sediment transport model for guidance of response efforts related to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the northern Gulf of Mexico along the coast of Alabama and Florida: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2013-1234, 46 p., https://doi.org/10.3133/ofr20121234.

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
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)
10CNT06_morphology.zip (Dune crest, dune toe, shoreline, beach width and beach slope for a lidar survey collected 20100101-20100330 in Alabama and Florida)

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