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Field Activity Details for field activity 2019-330-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Jennifer Brown, Karen L M Morgan

Affiliate Investigator(s): Christopher Sherwood (WHCMSC)

Information Specialist(s): Chelsea Stalk

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: To collect GPS data at ground control points (GCP) to further validate existing SFM model.

Vehicle(s): Chevy Suburban Silver

Start Port/Location: North Topsail Beach, NC

End Port/Location: North Topsail Beach, NC

Start Date: 2019-06-11

End Date: 2019-06-14

Equipment Used: Choke Ring Antenna, Ashtech ProFlex 800 GNSS Receiver, Digital Camera, Collapsible Tripod, Real-Time Kinematic (RTK) DGPS, SP80 GNSS Receiver

Information to be Derived: XYZ data for pre-determined GCP locations.

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Successful acquisition of 53 Ground Control points, 39 of which were pre-determined and 13 opportunity.

Staff: Karen L M Morgan, Chelsea Stalk

Affiliate Staff:

Notes:

Location:

North Topsail Beach and Camp Lejeune, North Carolina

Boundaries
North: 34.69420296 South: 34.38651268 West: -77.64312744 East: -77.14874268

Platform(s):

Publications

Stalk, C.A., Morgan, K.L.M., Brown, J.A., Sherwood, C.R., 2020, Ground control point locations and photographs from North Topsail Beach and Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, June 2019: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/P9R9DPFS.

Portals/Viewers

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Choke Ring Antenna --- Benchmarks
Navigation
No data was collected
Ashtech ProFlex 800 GNSS Receiver --- Benchmarks
Navigation
Digital Camera --- Photo
Video
Collapsible Tripod --- Benchmarks
Navigation
Profiles
Transects
No data was collected
Real-Time Kinematic (RTK) DGPS --- Benchmarks
Navigation
Profiles
No data was collected
SP80 GNSS Receiver --- Benchmarks
Navigation
2019-330-FA_GCP (Processed location and elevation (xyz) with attribute information and accompanying site photographs)

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