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Field Activity Details for field activity 17CNT03

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: 2017 USGS Lidar: Chenier Plain, LA Point Cloud files with Orthometric Vertical Datum North American Vertical Datum of 1988 (NAVD88) using GEOID12B Online_Linkage: https://coast.noaa.gov/htdata/lidar2_z/geoid12b/data/8597/la2017_chenier_metadata.xml

Information Specialist(s): Kara Doran

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: LIDAR

Start Date: 2017-01-08

End Date: 2017-03-03

Equipment Used: Experimental Advanced Airborne Research LIDAR (EAARL)

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Notes:

Location:

Louisiana

Boundaries
North: 30.127569 South: 29.461987 West: -93.911758 East: -91.36852

Platform(s):

Publications

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., https://doi.org/10.3133/ofr20191150.

Portals/Viewers

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Experimental Advanced Airborne Research LIDAR (EAARL) --- LIDAR
17CNT03_morphology.zip (Dune crest, dune toe, shoreline, beach width and beach slope for a lidar survey collected 20170108-20170303 in Louisiana)

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