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USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2017-065-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s): Coastal Model Applications and Field Measurements (LQ00DYN), Remote Sensing Coastal Change (ZP00GJA), Barrier Evolution (MN00F1F)

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 coastal change.

Vehicle(s):

Start Port/Location: Orleans, MA, USA

End Port/Location: Orleans, MA, USA

Start Date: 2017-12-15

End Date: 2017-12-15

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

Information to be Derived: Morphological change, sediment transport rate

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: many aerial images were obtained, along with surveyed GCPs and transects

Staff: Christopher Sherwood, Other

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Entries for this field activity are based on entries from Field Activity 2017-060-FA

Entries for this field activity are based on entries from Field Activity 2017-063-FA

Location:

Coast Guard Beach, Nauset Inlet, Cape Cod National Seashore, Massachusetts, United States, Atlantic Ocean

Boundaries
North: 41.84664312 South: 41.80139767 West: -69.95922089 East: -69.92962716

Platform(s):

photo of on foot
on foot

Publications

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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