Field Activity 2014-320-FA

Identifier 2014-320-FA
Purpose On going post-Sandy beach recovery assessment
Location Fire Island, NY
Summary Surveyed 15 cross shore profiles, 6 alongshore beach transects, and breach shoreline
Info derived Beach Elevation
Comments Entries for this field activity are based on entries from Field Activity 13CCH09
on foot
walking survey, generally with GPS backpack
Rental Vehicle
Start Fire Island, NY 2014-09-08
End Fire Island, NY 2014-09-11
West -73.3461
East -72.859674
North 40.704977
South 40.612249


600 Fourth Street South
St. Petersburg, FL33701-4846
(727) 502-8000
Principal investigators Jennifer L Miselis
Crew members
Owen T Brenner
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Owen T Brenner
Specialist, Information
Affiliate principal Erika Lentz: USGS-Woods Hole

Data types and categories

Data category: Location-Elevation
Data type: Navigation, Profiles

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
GPS Pole Navigation, Profiles, Transects (no data expected)
Ashtech Z-Xtreme DGPS Benchmarks, Navigation 5


Datasets produced in this activity

Dataset name Equipment Description Dataset contact
2014-320-FA-NL-pd-1 Ashtech Z-Xtreme DGPS Fire Island, NY pre- and post- storm cross-shore profiles Cheryl J Hapke
2014-320-FA-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