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USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2018-011-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Pending

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

Funding Program(s): Other (Other)

Principal Investigator(s): Sandra Brosnahan

Affiliate Investigator(s): USGS

Information Specialist(s): Elizabeth Pendleton

Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo

Scientific Purpose/Goals: To create a base map of elevation to aid in flood inundation maps.


Start Port/Location: Taunton MA

End Port/Location: Taunton MA

Start Date: 2018-05-23

End Date: 2018-05-23

Equipment Used: Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)

Information to be Derived: We'll be collecting high resolution images to be processed by photoscan to create DEM's, orthophotos, and point clouds

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Jonathan Borden, Sandra Brosnahan, Barry Irwin, Elizabeth Pendleton

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Entries for this field activity are based on entries from Field Activity 2018-003-FA


Taunton, MA

North: 41.73957722 South: 41.71574471 West: -70.38785934 East: -70.33320142


photo of on foot
on foot



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) --- Photo

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