Field Activity 2016-055-FA

Identifier 2016-055-FA
Purpose Monitor changes in beach and nearshore topograpy and habitata
Location Sandwich Town Neck Beach, Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts, United States, Atlantic Ocean
Summary ~500 images, GCPs, transect data
Info derived Aerial images from UAS to be used for photogrammetry
Comments Entries for this field activity are based on entries from Field Activity 2016-013-FA
on foot
walking survey, generally with GPS backpack
Start Sandwich, MA 2016-02-11
End Sandwich, MA 2016-02-11
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
Alfredo Aretxabaleta
Scientist, Staff
Ellyn Montgomery
Scientist, Staff
Jonathan Borden
Scientist, Staff
Sandra M Brosnahan
Scientist, Staff
Ann M Luppino
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Brian Andrews
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 2016-02-11
Data types
Format JPEG
Amount 2.4 GB
Digital location \\IGSAGEIGGS-SYN\RSCC\Sandwich2015-27\datarelease_2016
Comments The "PT" refers to Peter Traykovski. This dataset contains both nadir and oblique photos.
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