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Field Activity Details for field activity 2018-037-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s): Biogeochemistry, groundwater monitoring, and environmental assessment (LQ000I4), CMG-WH Core Competency - Marine Technology (LQ000GU), Other (Other)

Principal Investigator(s): Elizabeth Pendleton, Seth Ackerman

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Elizabeth Pendleton, Seth Ackerman

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Imagery: Photo

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Recon for aerial drone mapping of Great Marsh, Barnstable MA.


Start Port/Location: Woods Hole Ma

End Port/Location: Woods Hole Ma

Start Date: 2018-03-29

End Date: 2018-03-29

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

Information to be Derived: Geo-referenced aerial imagery of Great Marsh

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: UAS images and navigation for photogrammetry were collected using Ricoh and Micasense cameras on 3DR Solo UAS. This was a reconnaissance trip to scope out good "home" locations for a future FA.

Staff: Elizabeth Pendleton, Seth Ackerman

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Entries for this field activity are based on entries from Field Activity 2017-032-FA


Great Marsh, Barnstable Ma

North: 41.73847724 South: 41.7038158 West: -70.38452911 East: -70.32714742


photo of on foot
on foot



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Spectra Precision SP80 --- Navigation
Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) --- Photo

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