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Field Activity Details for field activity 11LTS01

Other ID: Chandeleur/Berm Jan2011 survey

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s): Barrier Island Evolution Research - BIER Sedimentology (GX.17.MN00.F1F50.00)

Principal Investigator(s): John Brock, Amar Nayegandhi, Abby Sallenger, C Wayne Wright

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Amar Nayegandhi

Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Location-Elevation: LIDAR, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sonar: Single Beam

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Obtain high-rsolution topographic lidar data.

Vehicle(s):

Start Port/Location: Stennis Airport, MS

End Port/Location: Stennis Airport, MS

Start Date: 2011-02-12

End Date: 2011-02-13

Equipment Used: Red Green Blue (RGB) Digital Camera, Experimental Advanced Airborne Research LIDAR (EAARL), Digital Camera, GPS , Generic - Echosounder, Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR), Multispectral Color-infrared (CIR) Digital Camera

Information to be Derived: Sub-aerial topography, geo-referenced digital camera imagery.

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Kyle Kelso, William Pfeiffer, Rodolfo Troche, C Wayne Wright

Affiliate Staff:

Notes:

Location:

Chandeleur Islands, LA and surrounding barrier sand berm.

Boundaries
North: 30.21655303 South: 29.53029742 West: -89.2405 East: -88.29567309

Platform(s):

photo of Airplane
Airplane

Goby

Publications

Fredericks, X., Plant, N.G., 2016, EAARL coastal topographyâChandeleur Islands, Louisiana, 12-13 February 2011: Seamless (bare earth and submerged): U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/F7930R84.

Mickey, R.C., Long, J.W., Plant, N.G., Thompson, D.M., Dalyander, P.S., 2017, A methodology for modeling barrier island storm-impact scenarios: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2017-1009, https://doi.org/10.3133/ofr20171009.

Plant, N.G., Flocks, J., Stockdon, H.F., Long, J.W., Guy, K.K., Thompson, D.M., Cormier, J.M., Smith, C.G., Miselis, J.L., Dalyander, P.S., 2014, Predictions of barrier island berm evolution in a time-varying storm climatology: Journal of Geophysical Research F: Earth Surface, v. 119 no. 2, pp. 300–316, doi: 10.1002/2013jf002871.

Plant, N.G., Guy, K.K., 2013, Change in the length of the middle section of the Chandeleur Islands oil berm, November 17, 2010, through September 6, 2011: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2013-1075, 8 p., https://doi.org/10.3133/ofr20131075.

Plant, N.G., Guy, K.K., 2013, Change in the length of the northern section of the Chandeleur Islands oil berm, September 5, 2010, through September 3, 2012: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2013-1074, 9 p., https://doi.org/10.3133/ofr20131074.

Plant, N.G., Guy, K.K., 2014, Change in the length of the southern section of the Chandeleur Islands oil berm, January 13, 2011, through September 3, 2012: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2013-1303, https://doi.org/10.3133/ofr20131303.

Williams, B.N., Schreppel, H.A., Stalk C.A., 2019, Footprints of lidar datasets published at the U.S. Geological Survey St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center since 2001: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/P9B616C5.

Portals/Viewers

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Red Green Blue (RGB) Digital Camera --- Other Imagery
Experimental Advanced Airborne Research LIDAR (EAARL) --- LIDAR
CHAN2011_EAARLA_SM_n88g96.zip (Lidar-derived seamless (bare earth and submerged) topography for Chandeleur Islands, Louisiana, xyz dataset)
Digital Camera --- Photo
Video
GPS --- Navigation
Generic - Echosounder --- Single Beam
Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR) --- LIDAR
Multispectral Color-infrared (CIR) Digital Camera --- Other Imagery

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