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Field Activity Details for field activity 2017-008-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center

Funding Program(s): Remote Sensing Coastal Change (ZP00GJA)

Principal Investigator(s): Christopher Sherwood

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Ellyn Montgomery

Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Survey Town Neck and Spring Hill Beaches

Vehicle(s):

Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Start Date: 2017-01-25

End Date: 2017-01-25

Equipment Used: Spectra Precision SP80, Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)

Information to be Derived: Aerial imageryy & elevation data from the beaches for mapping

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: ~1000 images, GCPs and transect data

Staff: Sandra Brosnahan, Barry Irwin, Eric Marsjanik, Marinna Martini, Ellyn Montgomery, Other

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Entries for this field activity are based on entries from Field Activity 2017-005-FA

drone flight and mapping and revcover RBRs in overwash

Location:

Sandwich, MA

Boundaries
North: 41.8 South: 41.7 West: -70.5144 East: -70.3

Platform(s):

photo of on foot
on foot

Publications

Sherwood, C.R., Traykovski, P.A., Montgomery, E.T., Borden, J., Brosnahan S.M., Irwin, B.J., Marsjanik, E.D., Martini, M.A., and Suttles, S.E., 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 on January 9, January 25, February 14, March 16, April 28, May 4, and September 18, 2017: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/F7QC02RM.

Portals/Viewers

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Spectra Precision SP80 --- Navigation
Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) --- Photo
Video
Navigation

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