Field Activity 13CCH09

Identifier 13CCH09
Purpose On going post-Sandy beach recovery assessment
Location Fire Island, NY
Summary Survey beach elevation along cross shore and alongshore transects using DGPS from Fire Island Light to Sandy Breach.
Info derived Beach Elevation
Comments No bathy were collected.
Personal Water Craft (White WVR1 - Shark)
White WaveRunner, R/V Shark
Start Fire Island, NY 2013-12-02
End Fire Island, NY 2013-12-05
West -73.3461
East -72.85967407
North 40.70497728
South 40.61224853
Topic 13


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
Nancy T DeWitt
Specialist, Information

Data types and categories

Data category: Location-Elevation, Sonar
Data type: Navigation, Single Beam

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
Ashtech Z-Xtreme DGPS Benchmarks, Navigation 5
Choke Ring Antenna Benchmarks, Navigation (no data expected)
Single-beam Acoustic Sounder Single Beam (no data reported)


Datasets produced in this activity

Dataset name Equipment Description Dataset contact
13CCH09-NL-pd-1 Ashtech Z-Xtreme DGPS Fire Island, NY pre- and post- storm cross-shore profiles Cheryl J Hapke
13CCH09-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