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Field Activity Details for field activity 14CNT03

Other ID: USVI

Status: Completed

Organization(s):

Funding Program(s): Lidar for Science and Resource Management II (MN00F1K)

Data Source Information: Tim Battista (tim.battista@noaa.gov)

Information Specialist(s): Alexandra Fredericks, David Zawada

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

Start Date: 2014-03-07

End Date: 2014-03-24

Equipment Used: Infrared Digital Camera, Red Green Blue (RGB) Digital Camera, Experimental Advanced Airborne Research LIDAR (EAARL), GPS

Information to be Derived: Submerged Topography, digital camera imagery (RGB/NIR)

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Notes:

Location:

U.S. Virgin Islands

Boundaries
North: 18.3555031 South: 17.77391275 West: -65.2368 East: -64.26449149

Platform(s):

Publications

Fredericks, X., Kranenburg, C.J., Nagle, D.B., 2015, EAARL-B submerged topographyâSaint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, 2014: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/F7G15XXG.

Fredericks, X., Kranenburg, C.J., Nagle, D.B., 2015, EAARL-B submerged topographyâSaint Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, 2014: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/F73T9F86.

Fredericks, X., ten Brink, U.S., Atwater, B.F., Kranenburg, C.J., Nagle, D.B., 2016, Coastal topographyâAnegada, British Virgin Islands, 2014: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/F7GM85F3.

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.

Yates, K.K., Zawada, D.G., Smiley, N.A., Tiling-Range, G., 2017, Divergence of seafloor elevation and sea level rise in coral reef ecosystems: Biogeosciences, Bg, v. 14 no. 6, pp. 1739–1772, doi: 10.5194/bg-14-1739-2017.

Yates, K.K., Zawada, D.G., Smiley, N.A., Tiling-Range, G., Resnick, J.P., 2017, Seafloor elevation change in Maui, St. Croix, St. Thomas, and the Florida Keys: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/F7WQ01W0.

Portals/Viewers

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Infrared Digital Camera --- Other Imagery
Red Green Blue (RGB) Digital Camera --- Other Imagery
Experimental Advanced Airborne Research LIDAR (EAARL) --- LIDAR
STCR2014_EAARLB_v09g12B.zip (Lidar-derived submerged topography point cloud for a portion of the submerged environs of Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands)
STC_ElevationChange.zip (Spreadsheet containing data used to compute reef elevation change near St. Croix. )
STT_ElevationChange.zip (Spreadsheet containing data used to compute reef elevation change near St. Thomas. )
STCR2014_EAARLB_v09g12B_mosaic.zip (Lidar-derived submerged topography for a portion of the submerged environs of Saint Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands)
STTH2014_EAARLB_v09g12B_mosaic.zip (Lidar-derived submerged topography for a portion of the submerged environs of Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands)
GPS --- Navigation

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