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Field Activity Details for field activity 2018-309-DD

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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)

Data Source Information: US Army Corps of Engineers NCMP

Information Specialist(s): Justin Birchler, Kara Doran

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: LIDAR

Start Date: 2018-08-24

End Date: 2018-08-28

Equipment Used: Coastal Zone Mapping and Imaging Lidar (CZMIL)

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: 2018 USACE NCMP Topobathy Lidar: East Coast (CT, MA, ME, NC, NH, RI, SC); collected by USACE JALBTCX from 2018-08-24 to 2018-08-28 (dates for North Carolina)

Incorrect FAN was originally assigned. Changed from 2018-697-DD to 2018-309-DD on 09/24/20.


North Carolina

North: 41.35815 South: 35.182769 West: -75.891239 East: -71.806056



Doran, K.S., Long, J.W., Birchler, J.J., Brenner, O.T., Hardy, M.W., Morgan, K.L.M., Stockdon, H.F., Torres, M.L., 2020, Lidar-derived beach morphology (Dune Crest, Dune Toe, and Shoreline) for U.S. sandy coastlines (Version 4.0): U.S. Geological Survey data release,

Long, J.W., Henderson, R.E., Thompson, D.M., 2020, Forecasting future beach width-A case study along the Florida Atlantic coast: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2019-1150, 20 p.,

Stockdon, H.F., Long, J.W., Palmsten, M.L., Van der Westhuysen, A., Doran, K.S., Snell, R.J., 2023, Operational forecasts of wave-driven water levels and coastal hazards for US Gulf and Atlantic coasts: Communications Earth & Environment, v. 4 no. 1, 169 p., doi: 10.1038/s43247-023-00817-2.


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Coastal Zone Mapping and Imaging Lidar (CZMIL) --- LIDAR (Dune crest, dune toe, shoreline, beach width and beach slope for a lidar survey collected 20181002- 20181015 post-Florence in South Carolina through Virginia)

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