Field Activity 2015-301-FA

Identifier 2015-301-FA
Purpose On going post-Sandy beach recovery assessment
Location Fire Island, NY
Summary collected DGPS elevation data at 15 cross shore beach profiles, 6 alongshore transects, and breach shorelines.
Info derived Beach Elevation
Comments Entries for this field activity are based on entries from Field Activity 2014-320-FA
on foot
walking survey, generally with GPS backpack
Rental Vehicle
Start Fire Island, NY 2015-01-20
End Fire Island, NY 2015-01-23
West -73.3461
East -72.85967407
North 40.70497728
South 40.61224853


600 Fourth Street South
St. Petersburg, FL33701-4846
(727) 502-8000
Principal investigators Cheryl J Hapke
Crew members
Billy J Reynolds
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Owen T Brenner
Specialist, Information

Data types and categories

Data category: Location-Elevation
Data type: Navigation, Profiles

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
GPS Pole Navigation, Profiles, Transects (no data expected)
Ashtech Z-Xtreme DGPS Benchmarks, Navigation 3
Choke Ring Antenna Benchmarks, Navigation (no data expected)


Datasets compiled from multiple sources

Dataset name Equipment Description Dataset contact
Profile_Data Ashtech Z-Xtreme DGPS Cross-shore profile data Owen T Brenner
Shoreline_Data Ashtech Z-Xtreme DGPS MHW shoreline data Owen T Brenner
Breach_Shorelines_Data Ashtech Z-Xtreme DGPS Breach shoreline data Owen T Brenner


Samples collected during this field activity