Field Activity 13LGC02

Identifier 13LGC02
Purpose Collect differential GPS ground control points on the island at requested locations by the Lidar flight group.
Location Dauphin Island, AL
Summary Control sites (5), bare earth sites (4), and tracklines (3)
Info derived Differential GPS xyz locations and tracklines for Lidar data validation.
Comments Additional Staff: Chris Sherwood and Patrick Dickhudt (USGS WHSC)
on foot
walking survey, generally with GPS backpack
Start Dauphin Island, AL 2013-07-20
End Dauphin Island, AL 2013-07-24
West -88.3438
East -88.05401611
North 30.3330278
South 30.2080278


600 Fourth Street South
St. Petersburg, FL33701-4846
(727) 502-8000
Principal investigators Nathaniel G Plant
Crew members
Nancy T DeWitt
Scientist, Staff
Julie C Bernier
Scientist, Staff
Joseph W Long
Scientist, Staff
Patricia (Soupy) A Dalyander
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Nancy T DeWitt
Specialist, Information
Julie C Bernier
Specialist, Information

Data types and categories

Data category: Location-Elevation
Data type: Navigation

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
Choke Ring Antenna Benchmarks, Navigation (no data expected)
Ashtech Z-Xtreme DGPS Benchmarks, Navigation (no data reported)
GPS topographic survey buggy Benchmarks, Navigation, Profiles, Transects (no data reported)
Other Unknown, Profiles, Transects, Benchmarks, LIDAR, Navigation (no data expected)
Collapsible Tripod Benchmarks, Navigation, Profiles, Transects (no data expected)
GPS Pole Navigation, Profiles, Transects (no data reported)


Samples collected during this field activity