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USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 10DVS03

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Nathaniel Plant

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Karen L M Morgan, Billy Reynolds

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Survey in points to use for image analysis, Check Camera mount, meet with NASA personnel.


Start Port/Location: St Petersburg, FL

End Port/Location: St Petersburg, FL

Start Date: 2010-12-08

End Date: 2010-12-10

Equipment Used: Ashtech Z-Xtreme DGPS, Digital Camera

Information to be Derived: GPS locations of Ground truth positions. (Maintenance of Camera mount)

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Karen L M Morgan, Nathaniel Plant, Billy Reynolds

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Additional Equipment Used: Laptop


Kennedy Space Center, FL

North: 28.54065618 South: 28.38766928 West: -80.6271 East: -80.4345709



Conlin, M.P., Adams, P.N., Plant, N.G., Jaeger, J.M., Mackenzie, R., 2019, Daily to decadal variability of beach morphology at NASA-Kennedy Space Center: Storm influences across timescales: , Coastal Sediments 2019. World Scientific, pp. doi: 10.1142/9789811204487_0194.

Williams, B.N., Schreppel, H.A., Plant, N.G., 2021, Shorelines derived from continuous-video imagery at the NASA-Kennedy Space Center, Florida from August 2011 to July 2012: U.S. Geological Survey data release,


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Ashtech Z-Xtreme DGPS --- Benchmarks
Digital Camera --- Photo
NASA-KSC_shorelines (Comma-separated values text file of the shorelines derived from the continuous video-imagery at NASA-KSC)

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