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USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2019-634-FA

AKA: none

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

Organization(s): USGS, Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center

Funding Program(s): Climate Change Impacts to the U.S. Pacific and Arctic Coasts (ZP00F00)

Principal Investigator(s): Li Erikson, Ann Gibbs, Ferdinand Oberle

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Ann Gibbs, Joshua Logan

Data Type(s): Electro-Magnetic: Resistivity, Imagery: Other Imagery, Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Location-Elevation: Benchmarks, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Location-Elevation: Profiles, Sampling: Geology

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Service ARGUS cameras, thermistors, and game cameras. Conduct Electrical Resistivity Surveys, coring, and UAS SfM and thermal surveys over coastal bluffs.

Vehicle(s): None

Start Port/Location: Santa Cruz, CA

End Port/Location: Kaktovik, AK

Start Date: 2019-09-02

End Date: 2019-09-10

Equipment Used: Supersting R8, video, Structure from Motion - UAS, FLIR thermal camera, Trimble R10 GPS (AS), Trimble R7 GPS (AS), drillcore, SIPRE corer

Information to be Derived: Timelapse imagery of coastal change, coastal bluff elevation, temperature of permafrost, surficial and subsurface and geology.

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: UAS thermal, FLIR, and standard imagery collected.

Staff: Ann Gibbs, Cordell Johnson, Joshua Logan

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Fieldwork at Barter Island, Alaska. Service ARGUS cameras, thermistors, and game cameras. Conduct Electrical Resistivity Surveys, coring, and UAS SfM and thermal surveys over coastal bluffs.
Entries for this field activity are based on entries from Field Activity AK 2015-624-FA, 2016-645-FA, and 2018-646-FA.
A CIPRE corer will be borrowed from University of Alaska, Fairbanks (Ben Jones).
A FLIR thermal camera will be flown from drone.

Location:

Barter Island, Alaska

Boundaries
North: 70.15179111 South: 70.11445563 West: -143.7890625 East: -143.53088379

Platform(s):

photo of on foot
on foot

Publications

Portals/Viewers

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Supersting R8 --- Resistivity
video --- Video
Structure from Motion - UAS --- Photo
FLIR thermal camera --- Other Imagery
Trimble R10 GPS (AS) --- Navigation
Profiles
Trimble R7 GPS (AS) --- Benchmarks
Navigation
Profiles
Transects
drillcore --- Geology
SIPRE corer --- Geology

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