Field Activity 2017-029-FA

Identifier 2017-029-FA
Purpose make complete map of TNB with USGS drone
Location Sandwich Town Neck Beach, Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts, United States, Atlantic Ocean
Summary Completed a full aerial survey of the beach
Info derived survey elevations and photogrametry U-031. Trying for a complete survey of the beach with the USGS drones, since we couldn't complete 2017-026-FA (U030) due to wind.
Comments U-031 Entries for this field activity are based on entries from Field Activity 2017-026-FA
on foot
walking survey, generally with GPS backpack
Start Woods Hole, MA 2017-05-04
End Woods Hole, MA 2017-05-04
Days in the field 1
West -70.4908
East -70.42205817
North 41.78503467
South 41.73478262


384 Woods Hole Road
Quissett Campus
Woods Hole, MA02543-1598
(508) 548-8700
Principal investigators Christopher R Sherwood
Crew members
Ellyn Montgomery
Scientist, Staff
Christopher R Sherwood
Scientist, Staff
Barry J Irwin
Scientist, Staff
Jonathan Borden
Scientist, Staff
Steven E Suttles
Scientist, Staff
Sandra M Brosnahan
Scientist, Staff
Eric D. Marsjanik
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 Systems Flights Over Town Neck Beach, in Sandwich, Massachusetts, on 2017-05-04
Data types
Format JPEG
Amount 14 GB
Comments 7 flights of images.
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
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