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Field Activity Details for field activity 2017-356-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s): National Assessment of Coastal Change Hazards - NACCH (GX.21.MN00.F4J20.00)

Principal Investigator(s): Jennifer Brown, Joseph Long

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Jennifer Brown

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Collect beach profile data. Collect ground control point (GCP) GPS data for "madbeach" video coastal monitoring station (2016-363-DD).

Vehicle(s): None

Start Port/Location: Madeira Beach, FL

End Port/Location: Madeira Beach, FL

Start Date: 2017-09-14

End Date: 2017-09-19

Equipment Used: GPS Pole, Ashtech Z-Xtreme DGPS

Information to be Derived: Beach profile elevations. Ground control points.

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Collected beach profile elevation data. Collected ground control points for "madbeach" camera.

Staff: Jennifer Brown, David Thompson

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Entries for this field activity are based on entries from Field Activity 2017-353-FA

Location:

Madeira Beach, FL

Boundaries
North: 27.799824 South: 27.790777 West: -82.802299 East: -82.787677

Platform(s):

photo of on foot
on foot

Publications

Brown, J.A., Thompson, D.M., Long, J.W., 2018, Beach profile data collected from Madeira Beach, Florida: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/F7T43S94.

Brown, J.A., Thompson, D.M., Long, J.W., 2020, Beach profile data collected from Madeira Beach, Florida (Version 2.0): U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/F7T43S94.

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Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
GPS Pole --- Navigation
Profiles
Transects
Ashtech Z-Xtreme DGPS --- Benchmarks
Navigation
20170914_MadeiraBeachFL_XYZ (Beach profile data collected at Madeira Beach, FL, on 9/14/17.)

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