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USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2017-015-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): Peter Traykovski, WHOI

Information Specialist(s): Ellyn Montgomery

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Map topography of coastal region using images from an umanned autonomous system


Start Port/Location: Eastham, MA

End Port/Location: Eastham, MA

Start Date: 2017-03-17

End Date: 2017-03-17

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

Information to be Derived: Elevations, orthophotos, beach transects,

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: ~1500 aerial images with surveyed GCPs and transect data

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

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: U-025


Cape Cod National Seashore (CACO), Massachusetts, United States, Atlantic Ocean

North: 41.85094281 South: 41.80430755 West: -69.9587 East: -69.92123693





Data Acquired

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

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