Field Activity 08ACH02

Identifier 08ACH02
Alternate names Xstorms.h20080624
Purpose Map pre-storm beach configuration
Location Gulf Coast Barrier Islands
Summary ~4742 Digital still photos (jpg), 6.5 hours analog S-VHS, 6.5 hours digital video, trackline (FUGAWI), trackline (txt)
Info derived Oblique Air Photos
Comments Travel to Mobile Air Station starting 6/22 and Return 6/26. Also in Crew, Phil Thompson and Kristy Guy from USGS ST Pete. Equipment: Garmin GPS 18PC WAAS-enabled B&B Electronics 232BSS4 GPS Signal Splitter(4 way) Nikon D1-X Digital Format: Raw NEF Files, Connection: Fire wire Sony DCR-VX1000 “Handycam” Mini-DV tapes (1 hr) Connection: S-VHS Cable S-VHS Panasonic AG-5700 -Fuji H471S Archival S-VHS Tape (2 hr) Compix LP701 JVC TM-900SU Panasonic Tough book CF-51 Fugawi Marine ENC Optima Model SPR 12-Volt “Blue top” Batteries Persister CommLogger. US Coast Guard Crews: 6/24/08: Cmd. Bill Timmons, Lt Cmd. Chris Ferguson, AMT1 Steve Fruzan 6/25/08: Lt Cmd. Kurt Kupersmith, Lt Mark Lay, AMT3 Charles Whitesel
Start Mobile Air Station, USCG 2008-06-24
End Mobile Air Station, USCG 2008-06-25
Days in the field 5
West -89.6141
East -84.02199144
North 30.71632474
South 29.26023039
Marine operations Yes


600 Fourth Street South
St. Petersburg, FL33701-4846
(727) 502-8000
Principal investigators Karen L M Morgan
Crew members
Karen L M Morgan
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Kristy Guy
Specialist, Information
Thompson, Philip
Specialist, Information

Data types and categories

Data category: Imagery, Location-Elevation
Data type: Photo, Video, Navigation

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
Video Camera Video (no data expected)
Digital Camera Nikon D1X Photo, Video 1
GPS Garmin GPS 18 PC, WAAS Enabled Navigation 3
Digital Video Sony DCR-VX1000 Handycam Converted Mini DV tapes to DVD using a Pioneer Elite Reference DVD Recorder DVR-7000 Video (no data reported)


Datasets produced in this activity

Dataset name Equipment Description Dataset contact Digital Camera Images divided into folders based on flight areas and 5-minute path segments Karen L M Morgan GPS Maps showing the division of the flight into areas and the flight path in each area in 5-minute segments Karen L M Morgan GPS Processed navigation files, includes flightpath and photo locations Karen L M Morgan GPS Garmin GPSMAP 60CSx raw navigation file Karen L M Morgan


Samples collected during this field activity