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USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2017-014-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: Post storm drone mapping and surveys.

Vehicle(s):

Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Start Date: 2017-03-16

End Date: 2017-03-16

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

Information to be Derived: survey elevations and photogrametry

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: ~1000 aerial images were aqcuired, plus surveyed GCPs and transect data

Staff: Jonathan Borden, Sandra Brosnahan, Barry Irwin, Eric Marsjanik, Ellyn Montgomery, Christopher Sherwood, Steven Suttles

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: U-024

Location:

Sandwich Town Neck Beach, Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts, United States, Atlantic Ocean

Boundaries
North: 41.78503467 South: 41.73478262 West: -70.4908 East: -70.42205817

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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