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Field Activity Details for field activity 2020-303-CNT


Status: Completed


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: 2020-02-08

End Date: 2020-02-09

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 2019-310-CNT


NC coast

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




Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Digital Camera --- Photo
2020-02_NC_ (Aerial imagery divided into folders based on 3-minute latitude segments)
GPS --- Navigation (Detailed “Area” maps showing individual coastline segments corresponding to data files) (Post-processed navigation file, including image names and corresponding aircraft positions)

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