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Field Activity Details for field activity 2016-360-FA

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)

Principal Investigator(s): Karen L M Morgan

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Karen L M Morgan

Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Collection of Post-Hurricane Matthew Oblique photography

Vehicle(s): None

Start Port/Location: Yorktown, VA

End Port/Location: Yorktown, VA

Start Date: 2016-10-12

End Date: 2016-10-18

Equipment Used: Digital Camera

Information to be Derived: Post-Hurricane Matthew Oblique photography

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: 15,728 oblique images collected.

Staff: Karen L M Morgan

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Mission flown by Top Cover Virginia, LLC.


St Lucie, FL, to NC/VA Line.

North: 36.790571 South: 26.92206992 West: -82.089844 East: -74.01367188


photo of Airplane


Birchler, J.J., Doran, K.S., Long, J.W., Stockdon, H.F., 2019, Hurricane Matthew: Predictions, observations, and an analysis of coastal change: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2019-1095, 48 p.,

Doran, K.S., Long, J.W., Birchler, J.J., Tiling-Range, G., 2017, Hurricane Matthew overwash extents: U.S. Geological Survey data release,

Morgan, K.L.M., 2017, Post-Hurricane Matthew coastal oblique aerial photographs collected from Port St. Lucie, Florida, to Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, October 13â15, 2016: U.S. Geological Survey data release,


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Digital CameraNikon D810, Garmin GPAMap 696Photo
Video (Processed navigation files, includes flightpath and photo locations) (Garmin GPSMAP 60CSx raw navigation file) (Alongshore extent of overwash as detected in post-Hurricane Matthew imagery.)

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