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Field Activity Details for field activity 2017-027-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: USGS drone map to accompany Jetyak bathymetry (2017-021-FA)

Vehicle(s):

Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Start Date: 2017-04-28

End Date: 2017-04-28

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

Information to be Derived: survey elevations and photogrametry.

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: ~400 aerial images, surveyed GCPs, transect data

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

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: U-029
Entries for this field activity are based on entries from Field Activity 2017-014-FA

Entries for this field activity are based on entries from Field Activity 2017-026-FA

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., Over, J.R., and Soenen, K., 2021, Structure from motion products associated with UAS flights in Sandwich, Massachusetts: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/P9BFD3YH.

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
Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) --- Photo
Video
Navigation
2017027FA_U029_Sandwich (Geotagged Low-Altitude Aerial Imagery From Unmanned Aerial Systems Flights Over Town Neck Beach, in Sandwich, Massachusetts, on 2017-04-28)
Spectra Precision SP80 --- Navigation

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