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USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 11CNT07

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Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

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

Data Source Information: Title: 2011 NOAA NGS Lidar: NY and NJ Point Cloud files with Orthometric Vertical Datum North American Vertical Datum of 1988 (NAVD88) using GEOID12A Online_Linkage:

Information Specialist(s): Kara Doran

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: LIDAR

Start Date: 2011-07-16

End Date: 2011-11-25

Equipment Used: Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR), Other

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:



New York and New Jersey

North: 40.767722 South: 38.928459 West: -74.970955 East: -72.74339



Hapke, C.J., Plant, N.G., Henderson, R.E., Schwab, W.C., Nelson, T.R., 2016, Decoupling processes and scales of shoreline morphodynamics: Marine Geology, v. 381, pp. 42–53, doi: 10.1016/j.margeo.2016.08.008.

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.,

Stockdon, H.F., Long, J.W., Palmsten, M.L., Van der Westhuysen, A., Doran, K.S., Snell, R.J., 2023, Operational forecasts of wave-driven water levels and coastal hazards for US Gulf and Atlantic coasts: Communications Earth & Environment, v. 4 no. 1, 169 p., doi: 10.1038/s43247-023-00817-2.


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR) --- LIDAR (Dune crest, dune toe, shoreline, beach width and beach slope for a lidar survey collected 20110716-20111125 in New Jersey and New York)
Other --- --- ---

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