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Field Activity Details for field activity 2020-315-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s): National Assessment of Coastal Change Hazards - NACCH (GX.21.MN00.F4J20.00)

Principal Investigator(s): Jennifer Brown, Kara Doran

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Justin Birchler

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Location-Elevation: Transects

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Collect GPS beach elevation data in support of long-term monitoring at Madeira Beach and TWL model.

Vehicle(s): POV (Private Vehicle)

Start Port/Location: Madeira Beach, FL

End Port/Location: Madeira Beach, FL

Start Date: 2020-07-10

End Date: 2020-07-10

Equipment Used: GPS Backpack, GPS Tablet, Ashtech ProFlex 800 GNSS Receiver

Information to be Derived: GPS elevation data

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: GPS beach elevation survey at Madeira Beach, FL. Walked 26 cross-shore transects and 4 along-shore transects as planned.

Staff: Justin Birchler

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: SMG-PF-800-5.
Tablet.
BPK1.
Hypack LIte 15683150.
duration: ~1.5 hours.
antenna height= 1.84m.
some people and obstacles.
on transect lines with groins, always walked the south side.
Entries for this field activity are based on entries from Field Activity 2020-314-FA.

Location:

Madeira Beach, FL

Boundaries
North: 27.80082112 South: 27.79287163 West: -82.80246245 East: -82.79260304

Platform(s):

photo of on foot
on foot

Publications

Brown, J.A., Thompson, D.M., Long, J.W., 2020, Beach profile data collected from Madeira Beach, Florida (Version 2.0): U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/F7T43S94.

Portals/Viewers

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
GPS Backpack --- Navigation
Profiles
Transects
No data was collected
GPS Tablet --- Navigation
Profiles
Transects
No data was collected
Ashtech ProFlex 800 GNSS Receiver --- Benchmarks
Navigation
20200710_MadeiraBeachFL_XYZ (Beach profile data collected at Madeira Beach, FL)

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