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

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., ten Brink, U.S., Atwater, B.F., Kranenburg, C.J., Nagle, D.B., 2016, Coastal TopographyâAnegada, British Virgin Islands, 2014: data release, doi: 10.5066/F7GM85F3.

Fredericks, X., Kranenburg, Christine J., Nagle, David B., 2015, EAARL-B Submerged TopographyâSaint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, 2014: USGS data release, URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.5066/F7G15XXG.

Fredericks, X., Kranenburg, Christine J., Nagle, David B., 2015, EAARL-B Submerged TopographyâSaint Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, 2014: USGS data release, URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.5066/F73T9F86.

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: data release, doi: 10.5066/F7WQ01W0.

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.

Portals/Viewers

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
GPS --- Navigation
Experimental Advanced Airborne Research LIDAR (EAARL) --- LIDAR
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. )
14CNT03-LI-pd-2 ( Lidar-derived submerged topography for a portion of the submerged environs of Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands)
14CNT03-NL-pd-1 ( Lidar-derived submerged topography for a portion of the submerged environs of Saint Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands)
Red Green Blue (RGB) Digital Camera --- Other Imagery
Infrared Digital Camera --- Other Imagery

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