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USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2018-038-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Pending

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

Funding Program(s): Barrier Evolution (MN00F1F), Coastal Model Applications and Field Measurements (LQ00DYN), Remote Sensing Coastal Change (ZP00GJA)

Principal Investigator(s): Christopher Sherwood

Affiliate Investigator(s): Peter Traykovski, WHOI

Information Specialist(s): Ellyn Montgomery

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Map coastal change.


Start Port/Location: Orleans, MA, USA

End Port/Location: Orleans, MA, USA

Start Date: 2018-03-28

End Date: 2018-03-28

Equipment Used: Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), RTK

Information to be Derived: Morphological change, endangered species habitat, vegetation

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Christopher Sherwood

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Entries for this field activity are based on entries from Field Activity 2018-021-FA


Coast Guard Beach, Nauset Inlet, Cape Cod National Seashore, Massachusetts, United States, Atlantic Ocean

North: 41.84664312 South: 41.80139767 West: -69.95922089 East: -69.92962716


photo of on foot
on foot



Data Acquired

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

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