Field Activity 2016-043-FA

Identifier 2016-043-FA
Purpose Monitor changes in beach and nearshore topograpy and habitat
Location Sandwich Town Neck Beach, Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts, United States, Atlantic Ocean
Summary A UAS survey was conducted to further enhance our capacity. This one is for the pre-winter baseline.
Info derived additional late summer beach elevation data for benchmarks
Comments Entries for this field activity are based on entries from Field Activity 2016-013-FA. The purpose of this work is to map the pre-winter beach shape as a baseline.
Projects
Platform
on foot
walking survey, generally with GPS backpack
Itinerary
Start Woods Hole 2016-09-21
End Woods Hole 2016-09-21
Days in the field 1
Bounds
West -70.491
East -70.47006607
North 41.77207984
South 41.76102377

Personnel

Organization
384 Woods Hole Road
Quissett Campus
Woods Hole, MA02543-1598
(508) 548-8700
Principal investigators Christopher R Sherwood
Crew members
Ellyn Montgomery
Scientist, Staff
Barry J Irwin
Scientist, Staff
Jonathan Borden
Scientist, Staff
Alexander R Nichols
Scientist, Staff
Sandra M Brosnahan
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Ellyn Montgomery
Specialist, Information

Data types and categories

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

Equipment and datasets

Equipment or measuring device
Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)
Photo, Video, Navigation
1
2016043FA_Sandwich_ASimages(28080)
Description Geotagged low-altitude aerial imagery from Unmanned Aerial System flights over Town Neck Beach, in Sandwich, Massachusetts, on 2016-09-21
Data types
Photo
Format JPEG
Amount 5 GB
Digital location \\IGSAGEIGGS-SYN\RSCC\Sandwich2015-27\datarelease_2016
Comments There are 4 flights of imagery collected with the Airshark ("AS") hexacopter.
Supported? No
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Process? No
Public URL https://doi.org/10.5066/P9CJOMBM; https://www.sciencebase.gov/catalog/item/5d039640e4b0e3d311567fff
Metadata https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/metadata/whcmsc/SB_data_release/DR_P9CJOMBM/2016043FA_Sandwich_ASimages_meta.xml
Contact

Description and usage history of this equipment

Spectra Precision SP80
Navigation
(no data)
(No data records have been reported for this equipment)

Description and usage history of this equipment

Publications

Samples collected during this field activity

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By data category:
Imagery, Location-Elevation
By data type:
Photo, Navigation