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USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2018-019-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Cancelled

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

Funding Program(s): Remote Sensing Coastal Change (ZP00GJA), Barrier Evolution (MN00F1F)

Principal Investigator(s): Christopher Sherwood

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Ellyn Montgomery

Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Sampling: Geology

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Monitor coastal erosion, test ability to map grain size using UAS.

Vehicle(s):

Start Port/Location: Sandwich, MA

End Port/Location: Sandwich, MA

Start Date: 2018-05-21

End Date: 2018-05-22

Equipment Used: Sample containers, Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), Quadrats, digital under/above water camera

Information to be Derived: Map coastal morphology, texture, and vegetation. Hand samples and photos to ground-truth UAS data.

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Seth Ackerman, Jonathan Borden, Sandra Brosnahan, Ellyn Montgomery, Elizabeth Pendleton, Christopher Sherwood

Affiliate Staff:

Notes:

Location:

Sandwich Town Neck Beach, Cape Cod, Massachusetts, United States, Atlantic Ocean

Boundaries
North: 41.77704062 South: 41.75584443 West: -70.50235748 East: -70.45971749

Platform(s):

photo of on foot
on foot

Publications

Portals/Viewers

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Sample containers --- Biology
Geology
Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) --- Photo
Video
Navigation
Quadrats, digital under/above water camera --- Photo

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