Field Activity 2016-047-FA

Identifier 2016-047-FA
Purpose LIDAR ground support
Location Virginia and North Carolina coastline
Summary Post Hurricane Mathew ground-truth data form JALBTCX lidar survey was collected
Info derived 1) GPS ground control point data collection in support of Lidar. 2) Mapping perimeter extent of selected overwash areas identified in satellite imagery. 3) Measure overwash deposit thickness and sediment composition (sampling). 4) Description notes and photographs.
Comments see 2016-365-FA for data from this FA. Vehicle used - Black Suburban Stay overs for the team will be in the local city or town as dictated by the location of the planned ground control locations.
on foot
walking survey, generally with GPS backpack
Start Falmouth, MA 2016-10-31
End Falmouth, MA 2016-11-11
Days in the field 11
West -79.18896484
East -74.90478516
North 38.52023523
South 33.51563619


600 Fourth Street South
St. Petersburg, FL33701-4846
(727) 502-8000
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution(WHOI)
Woods Hole, MA02543
Principal investigators Christopher R Sherwood
Crew members
Barry J Irwin
Scientist, Staff
Jonathan Borden
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Barry J Irwin
Specialist, Information
Affiliate principal Christopher Reich, SPCMSC

Data types and categories

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

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
Digital camera Photo (no data reported)
RTK Transects, Benchmarks (no data reported)
Spectra Precision SP80 Navigation (no data reported)
Sample containers Biology, Geology (no data reported)


Samples collected during this field activity