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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.


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


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

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


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Data Acquired

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

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