Field Activity 2016-352-FA

Identifier 2016-352-FA
Purpose On going post-Sandy beach recovery assessment
Location Fire Island, NY
Summary Data Gathered: Collected 14 cross shore beach profiles that can be viewed online at Collected alongshore beach elevation data that along with the profile data will be made available online at
Info derived Beach Elevation
on foot
walking survey, generally with GPS backpack
Rental Vehicle
Start Fire Island, NY 2016-09-26
End Fire Island, NY 2016-09-29
West -73.34472671
East -72.85692749
North 40.73932344
South 40.61537598


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
F190 DGPS/IMU included in other raw GPS dataset Navigation (no data expected)
GPS Pole Navigation, Profiles, Transects (no data expected)
Ashtech ProFlex 500 GNSS Receiver Benchmarks, Navigation 3


Datasets compiled from multiple sources

Dataset name Equipment Description Dataset contact
Profile_Data Ashtech ProFlex 500 GNSS Receiver Cross-shore profile data Owen T Brenner
Shoreline_Data Ashtech ProFlex 500 GNSS Receiver MHW shoreline data Owen T Brenner
Breach_Shorelines_Data Ashtech ProFlex 500 GNSS Receiver Breach shoreline data Owen T Brenner


Samples collected during this field activity