Field Activity 2014-652-FA

Identifier 2014-652-FA
Purpose Topographic mapping and photographic image acquisition.
Location Barter Island, Alaska
Summary GPS raw data on FAD; Acquired ground surface elevations and active layer thicknesses along resistivity transects and elsewhere; ground control points for coincident acquisition of aerial photography, and soil and water samples. Retrieved images from 2 time lapse cameras (outfall pipe and snow fence) and redeployed 2 cameras on snow fence.
Info derived Active Layer Thickness measurements and high resolution ground surface elevations coincident with electrical resistivity transects collected during FAN 2014-624_FA.
Comments Coordinating with Tom Reiss to borrow 2-3 Ashtech ZXtremes,tripod, and stadia rods. Imagery will be acquired using project DSLR and time lapse cameras. Images from 2014 and 2015 archived under this FAN.
on foot
survey conducted on foot
Start Kaktovik, Alaska 2014-09-01
End Kaktovik, Alaska 2014-09-08
Days in the field 6
West -143.787
East -143.5521
North 70.1358
South 70.112


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Principal investigators Bruce M RichmondAnn E Gibbs
Crew members
Bruce M Richmond
Scientist, Staff
Ann E Gibbs
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Ann E Gibbs
Specialist, Information

Data types and categories

Data category: Imagery, Location-Elevation, Sampling, Other
Data type: Photo, Navigation, Transects, Geology

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
camera Photo (no data reported)
Other Unknown, Profiles, Transects, Benchmarks, LIDAR, Navigation (no data reported)
Ashtech Z-Xtreme GPS Navigation 1
Hand-grab sample Biology, Chemistry, Geology (no data reported)
probe pole Geology (no data reported)


Datasets compiled from multiple sources

Dataset name Equipment Description Dataset contact
Surveyed ground control and elevation checkpoints acquired at Barter Island, Alaska, 2014-2016 Ashtech Z-Xtreme GPS Ground control points and checkpoints were collected during Global Positioning System (GPS) surveys conducted between September 6, 2014 and September 18, 2016 along the northern coast of Barter Island, Alaska. Data were acquired and post-processed using precise positioning and used to co-register and assess accuracy of photogrammetric data sets. Ann E Gibbs


Samples collected during this field activity