Field Activity 12LGC01

Identifier 12LGC01
Purpose GPS support and ground control for lidar survey of Chandeleur Islands.
Location Chandeleur Islands, LA
Info derived Raw GPS data on known location for differential correction. Topographic coordinates re WGS84 for ground truthing.
Comments Additional Equipment Used: Batteries, Laptop Location port undetermined. Will use rental boat from Biloxi or seaplane from Belle Chase depending on availability and weather.
Start Biloxi, MS or Belle Chase, LA 2012-01-17
End Biloxi, MS or Belle Chase, LA 2012-01-31
West -89.1087
East -88.17482348
North 30.17435033
South 29.45917145
Topic 49
Marine operations Yes


600 Fourth Street South
St. Petersburg, FL33701-4846
(727) 502-8000
Principal investigators Nathaniel G Plant
Crew members
Billy J Reynolds
Scientist, Staff
Thompson, Philip
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Billy J Reynolds
Specialist, Information
Thompson, Philip
Specialist, Information

Data types and categories

Data category: Imagery, Location-Elevation, Time Series
Data type: Photo, Navigation, Mooring (physical oceanography)

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
Choke Ring Antenna Benchmarks, Navigation (no data expected)
GPS Navigation (no data reported)
Digital Camera Photo, Video (no data reported)


Samples collected during this field activity