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Field Activity Details for field activity 2017-348-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

Organization(s): USGS, St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center

Funding Program(s): Hurricane Sandy Supplemental Funding (Miselis) (GX.13.MN00.GGH02.00)

Principal Investigator(s): Jennifer Miselis

Affiliate Investigator(s): Erika Lentz: USGS-Woods Hole

Information Specialist(s): Owen Brenner

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Location-Elevation: Profiles

Scientific Purpose/Goals: On going post-Sandy beach recovery assessment. Survey 15 beach profiles, continuous alongshore topography, and Wilderness Breach shoreline position.

Vehicle(s): Rental Vehicle

Start Port/Location: Fire Island, NY

End Port/Location: Fire Island, NY

Start Date: 2017-10-16

End Date: 2017-10-19

Equipment Used: Ashtech Z-Xtreme DGPS, Collapsible Tripod, GPS Pole, Choke Ring Antenna

Information to be Derived: Beach Elevation

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Surveyed 15 cross shore beach profiles, west and east Wilderness Breach shorelines, and alongshore shoreface transects using AshTech Z-Extreme GPS equipment to document morphology change.

Staff: Owen Brenner, Kathleen Wilson

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Funding Account: GXMN00GGH0200

Location:

Fire Island, NY

Boundaries
North: 40.73932344 South: 40.61537598 West: -73.34472671 East: -72.85692749

Platform(s):

photo of on foot
on foot

Publications

Portals/Viewers

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Ashtech Z-Xtreme DGPS --- Benchmarks
Navigation
Collapsible Tripod --- Benchmarks
Navigation
Profiles
Transects
GPS Pole --- Navigation
Profiles
Transects
Choke Ring Antenna --- Benchmarks
Navigation

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