USGS - science for a changing world

USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2018-312-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

Organization(s): USGS, St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center

Funding Program(s): Rapid Response Surveys (GX.20.MN00.GJA10.00)

Principal Investigator(s): Jennifer Brown

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Jennifer Brown, Christine Kranenburg

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: To collect aerial imagery for assessing the Structure-from-Motion technique for estimating coastal topography.

Vehicle(s): White Dodge Pickup - White

Start Port/Location: Madeira Beach, FL

End Port/Location: Madeira Beach, FL

Start Date: 2018-02-22

End Date: 2018-02-22

Equipment Used: SP80 GNSS Receiver, 3DR Solo Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS)

Information to be Derived: Digital elevation models and orthomosaic photos/maps.

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Collected aerial imagery.

Staff: Jennifer Brown, Christine Kranenburg, Rangley Mickey

Affiliate Staff:



Madeira Beach, Florida, United States, Gulf of Mexico

North: 27.79912801 South: 27.79023085 West: -82.79925585 East: -82.79061079


photo of on foot
on foot



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
SP80 GNSS Receiver --- Navigation
3DR Solo Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) --- Photo

Accessibility FOIA Privacy Policies and Notices

U.S. Department of the Interior | U.S. Geological Survey
Questions or Comments? Contact CMGDS Team