Field Activity 13CCH06

Identifier 13CCH06
Purpose Support ACE:FRF LARC-5 Inlet Survey. Collect Beach GPS Profiles
Location Fire Island, NY
Info derived Beach Elevation
The LARC-5 (Lighter Amphibious Resupply Cargo) is an Army amphibious vehicle that is used to deploy instruments, support diving activities, collect data, and tow a variety of sensor and survey "sleds". The LARC-5 survey vehicle is 10.6 m (35 ft) long, 3 m (10.2 ft) wide and 3.3 m (11 ft) tall. It has a maximum land speed of 40 kph (25 mph) and approximately 11 kph in water, with a typical survey speed of 7 kph.
Rental Vehicle
Start Islip, NY 2013-06-20
End Islip, NY 2013-06-26
West -73.5253
East -72.34011422
North 40.79703426
South 40.52605421
Topic 13
Marine operations Yes


600 Fourth Street South
St. Petersburg, FL33701-4846
(727) 502-8000
Principal investigators Cheryl J Hapke
Crew members
Billy J Reynolds
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Billy J Reynolds
Specialist, Information

Data types and categories

Data category: Location-Elevation
Data type: Navigation

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
Ashtech Z-Xtreme DGPS Benchmarks, Navigation 5


Datasets produced in this activity

Dataset name Equipment Description Dataset contact
13CCH06-NL-pd-1 Ashtech Z-Xtreme DGPS Fire Island, NY pre- and post- storm cross-shore profiles Cheryl J Hapke
13CCH06-NL-pd-2 Ashtech Z-Xtreme DGPS Fire Island, NY pre- and post-storm shoreline data Cheryl J Hapke

Datasets compiled from multiple sources

Dataset name Equipment Description Dataset contact
Profile_Data Ashtech Z-Xtreme DGPS Cross-shore profile data Owen T Brenner
Shoreline_Data Ashtech Z-Xtreme DGPS MHW shoreline data Owen T Brenner
Breach_Shorelines_Data Ashtech Z-Xtreme DGPS Breach shoreline data Owen T Brenner


Samples collected during this field activity