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.
on foot
walking survey, generally with GPS backpack
Start Woods Hole 2016-09-21
End Woods Hole 2016-09-21
Days in the field 1
West -70.491
East -70.47006607
North 41.77207984
South 41.76102377


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
Description Geotagged low-altitude aerial imagery from Unmanned Aerial System flights over Town Neck Beach, in Sandwich, Massachusetts, on 2016-09-21
Data types
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;

Description and usage history of this equipment

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

Description and usage history of this equipment


Samples collected during this field activity

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