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Field Activity Details for field activity 2020-326-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): Kara Doran, Jennifer Brown

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Justin Birchler

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

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: 2020-11-16

End Date: 2020-11-16

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

Information to be Derived: GPS elevation data

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Madeira Beach; 5 along shore transects, 26 cross shore transects

Staff: Justin Birchler

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: SMG-PF-800-5.
GPS Touch Tablet.
Hypack LIte 15683150.
duration: ~2 hours.
antenna height=
antenna was over my right shoulder.
control point in south parking lot used before/after survey lines. asphalt patch in parking lot just outside main office, west side of patch facing west.
Entries for this field activity are based on entries from Field Activity 2020-325-FA


Madeira Beach, FL

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


photo of on foot
on foot



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Ashtech ProFlex 800 GNSS Receiver --- Navigation
GPS Tablet --- Transects
GPS Backpack --- Transects

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