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Field Activity Details for field activity 2019-310-CNT

Other ID: RSCC-DUNEX1

Status: Completed

Organization(s):

Funding Program(s): Rapid Response Surveys (GX.21.MN00.GJA10.00)

Data Source Information: Charles Wayne Wright

Information Specialist(s): Jennifer Brown, Christine Kranenburg

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

Start Date: 2019-08-30

End Date: 2019-09-02

Equipment Used: Digital Camera, GPS

Information to be Derived: Aerial images and aircraft navigation data, suitable for conducting SfM processing and creating orthomosaic photos, DEM and point cloud data.

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Collected aerial imagery along the coast from Cape Lookout to Corolla, NC.

Notes: Aerial imagery collected by C. Wayne Wright (manned aircraft), using a Sony A7R II, 36 Megapixel digital camera, and PPK GPS was recorded aboard the plane.

Entries for this field activity are based on entries from Field Activity 2018-303-CNT

Location:

NC coast

Boundaries
North: 36.73338136 South: 33.40851683 West: -79.34326172 East: -75.0970532

Platform(s):

Publications

Kranenburg, C.J., Ritchie, A.C., Brown, J.A., Over, J.R., Sherwood, C.R., Warrick, J.A., and Wernette, P.A., 2021, Aerial imagery of the North Carolina coast: 2019-08-30 and 2019-09-02, pre-Hurricane Dorian: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/P9WR0VB1.

Portals/Viewers

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Digital Camera --- Photo
Video
2019-08_NC_ (Aerial imagery divided into folders based on 3-minute latitude segments)
GPS --- Navigation
2019-08_NC_AircraftPositions.zip (Post-processed navigation file, including image times and corresponding aircraft positions)
2019-08_NC_AreaMaps.zip (Detailed “Area” maps showing individual coastline segments corresponding to data files)

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