Field Activity 2015-014-FA

Identifier 2015-014-FA
Purpose Measure overwash depths, wave properties, velocities, and estimate sediment transport rates, use drone to acquire images of beach
Location Sandwich Town Neck Beach, Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts, United States, Atlantic Ocean
Summary Time series of pressure, velocity, photos from UAS, locations and elevations of ground control points
Info derived Time series of pressure, velocity, photos, bathy/topo maps from UAS images
Comments Multiple short trips to Sandwich to assist with surveying, deploy and recover instruments.
Start Sandwich, MA 2015-01-25
End Sandwich, MA 2015-02-11
Days in the field 5 - 10
West -70.487
East -70.47070444
North 41.77059331
South 41.7581558


384 Woods Hole Road
Quissett Campus
Woods Hole, MA02543-1598
(508) 548-8700
Principal investigators Christopher R Sherwood
Crew members
Patrick Dickhudt
Scientist, Staff
Jonathan Borden
Scientist, Staff
Sandra M Brosnahan
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Ellyn Montgomery
Specialist, Information
Affiliate principal Peter Traykovski, WHOI Nick Lowell, Lowell Instruments

Data types and categories

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

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Photo, Video, Navigation (no data reported)
Other Unknown, Profiles, Transects, Benchmarks, LIDAR, Navigation (no data reported)
Grab sampler Biology, Geology (no data reported)
Bottom platform Mooring (physical oceanography) (no data reported)


Samples collected during this field activity