Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Funding Program(s): Remote Sensing Coastal Change (ZP00GJA)
Principal Investigator(s): Christopher Sherwood
Information Specialist(s): Ellyn Montgomery
Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Location-Elevation: Navigation
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Monitor changes in beach and nearshore topograpy and habitat
Start Port/Location: Woods Hole
End Port/Location: Woods Hole
Start Date: 2016-09-21
End Date: 2016-09-21
Equipment Used: Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), Spectra Precision SP80
Information to be Derived: additional late summer beach elevation data for benchmarks
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: A UAS survey was conducted to further enhance our capacity. This one is for the pre-winter baseline.
Staff: Jonathan Borden, Sandra Brosnahan, Barry Irwin, Ellyn Montgomery, Alexander Nichols
Notes: Entries for this field activity are based on entries from Field Activity 2016-013-FA.
The purpose of this work is to map the pre-winter beach shape as a baseline.
Sandwich Town Neck Beach, Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts, United States, Atlantic Ocean
|North: 41.77207984||South: 41.76102377||West: -70.491||East: -70.47006607|
Montgomery E.T., Sherwood, C.R., Traykovski, P.A., Irwin, B.J., Borden, J., Martini, M.A., and Miner, S., 2019, Geotagged low-altitude aerial imagery from unmanned aerial systems flights over Town Neck Beach, in Sandwich, Massachusetts, with associated ground control points, and transects collected by the U.S. Geological Survey on January 22, January 25, February 11, March 30, and September 21, 2016: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/P9CJOMBM.
Sherwood, C.R., Over, J.R., and Soenen, K., 2021, Structure from motion products associated with UAS flights in Sandwich, Massachusetts: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/P9BFD3YH.
|Survey Equipment||Survey Info||Data Type(s)||Data Collected|
|Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)||---||Photo|
|2016043FA_Sandwich_ASimages (Geotagged low-altitude aerial imagery from Unmanned Aerial System flights over Town Neck Beach, in Sandwich, Massachusetts, on 2016-09-21)|
|Spectra Precision SP80||---||Navigation|