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Field Activity Details for field activity 2016-368-DD

Other ID: none

Status: Completed


Funding Program(s):

Data Source Information: USACE JALBTCX

Information Specialist(s): Alexandra Fredericks

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: LIDAR

Start Date: 2016-05-19

End Date: 2016-07-20

Equipment Used: Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR)

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Notes: Data collected with CZMIL sensor


FL East Coast

North: 30.74183572 South: 25.31375369 West: -81.67236328 East: -79.76025391



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.,, B., O.T., Hardy, M.W., Morgan, K.L.M., Stockdon, H.F., Torres, M.L., 2017, Lidar-derived beach morphology (dune crest, dune toe, and shoreline) for U.S. sandy coastlines: U.S. Geological Survey data release,

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.,


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR) --- LIDAR (Dune crest, dune toe, shoreline, beach width and beach slope for a lidar survey collected 20160519-20160720 in Florida)

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