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Field Activity Details for field activity 10CNT09

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: 2010-07-28

End Date: 2010-07-31

Equipment Used: Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR)

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Notes:

Location:

Virginia

Boundaries
North: 37.151659 South: 36.65 West: -76.08 East: -75.8405

Platform(s):

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., Sopkin, K.L., Thompson, D.M., Plant, N.G., 2013, National assessment of hurricane-induced coastal erosion hazards: Mid-Atlantic coast: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2013-1131, 28 p., https://doi.org/10.3133/ofr20131131.

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.

Plant, N.G., Smith, K.E.L., Passeri, D.L., Smith, C.G., Bernier, J.C., 2018, Barrier-island and estuarine-wetland physical-change assessment after Hurricane Sandy: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2017-1157, 45 p., https://doi.org/10.3133/ofr20171157.

Portals/Viewers

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR) --- LIDAR
10CNT09_morphology.zip (Dune crest, dune toe, shoreline, beach width and beach slope for a lidar survey collected 20100728-20101001 in Virginia)

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