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Field Activity Details for field activity 15CNT01

Other ID: none

Status: Completed


Funding Program(s): Mississippi Coastal Improvements Program - MsCIP (Dalyander) (GR.19.MN00.D8U10.00)

Data Source Information: USGS 3DEP

Information Specialist(s): Kara Doran

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: LIDAR

Start Date: 2015-01-18

End Date: 2015-02-13

Equipment Used: Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR)

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:



Dauphin Island, Alabama

North: 30.28349222 South: 30.2062885 West: -88.36509705 East: -88.06269226



Flocks, J.G., DeWitt, N.T., Stalk, C.A., 2017, Analysis of seafloor change around Dauphin Island, Alabama, 1987-2015: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2017-1112, 26 p.,

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.,

Mickey, R.C., Dalyander, P.S., McCall, R., Passeri, D.L., 2020, Idealized antecedent topography sensitivity study: Initial baseline and modified profiles modeled with XBeach: U.S. Geological Survey data release,


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR) --- LIDAR
15CNT01_RawLidarData (Raw lidar data from USGS NED) (Dune crest, dune toe, shoreline, beach width and beach slope for a lidar survey collected 20150118-20150213 in Mississippi and Alabama)

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