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Field Activity Details for field activity 10CNT17

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

Organization(s):

Funding Program(s): National Assessment of Coastal Change Hazards - NACCH (GX.21.MN00.F4J20.00)

Data Source Information: Joint Airborne Lidar Bathymetry Technical Center of eXpertise (JALBTCX)

Information Specialist(s): Kara Doran

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: LIDAR

Start Date: 2010-04-09

End Date: 2010-04-26

Equipment Used: Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR)

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Notes: https://coast.noaa.gov/htdata/lidar1_z/geoid12a/data/1065
2010 US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Joint Airborne Lidar Bathymetry Technical Center of Expertise (JALBTCX) Topographic Lidar: Louisiana Coast, Lake Pontchartrain and Mississippi Barrier Islands

Location:

Louisiana Coast, Lake Pontchartrain and Mississippi Barrier Islands

Boundaries
North: 30.264472 South: 29.032926 West: -90.777072 East: -88.390472

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.

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
10CNT17_morphology.zip (Dune crest, dune toe, shoreline, beach width and beach slope for a lidar survey collected 20100409-20100426 in Louisiana and Mississippi)

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