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Field Activity Details for field activity 2021-344-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

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: 2021-09-24

End Date: 2021-09-24

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

Information to be Derived: GPS elevation data

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Collected 26 cross-shore and 5 along-shore beach elevation transects.

Staff: Alexander Seymour, Justin Birchler

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: SMG-PF-800-5.
GPS Touch Tablet.
BPK1.
Hypack LIte 15683150.
duration: ~2 hours.
antenna height = antenna location is over researcher's 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 2021-310-FA, 2021-317-FA, 2021-328-FA, 2021-330-FA, 2021-336-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., Birchler, J.J., Thompson, D.M., Long, J.W., and Seymour, A.C., 2022, Beach profile data collected from Madeira Beach, FL (ver. 3.0, May 2022): U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/F7T43S94.

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Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
GPS Tablet --- Navigation
Profiles
Transects
No data was collected
GPS Backpack --- Navigation
Profiles
Transects
No data was collected
Ashtech ProFlex 800 GNSS Receiver --- Benchmarks
Navigation
GPS Tablet --- Navigation
Profiles
Transects
No data was collected
GPS Backpack --- Navigation
Profiles
Transects
No data was collected

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