Field Activity 2016-304-FA

Identifier 2016-304-FA
Purpose On going post-Sandy beach recovery assessment
Location Fire Island, NY
Summary collected 26 elevation profiles: See http://coastal.er.usgs.gov/fire-island/research/sandy/beach-profiles.html
Info derived Beach Elevation
Platform
on foot
walking survey, generally with GPS backpack
Vehicles
Rental Vehicle
Itinerary
Start Fire Island, NY 2016-01-20
End Fire Island, NY 2016-01-23
Bounds
West -73.3461
East -72.85967407
North 40.70497728
South 40.61224853

Personnel

Organization
600 Fourth Street South
St. Petersburg, FL33701-4846
(727) 502-8000
Principal investigators Cheryl J Hapke
Crew members
Owen T Brenner
Scientist, Staff
Kathleen E Wilson
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Owen T Brenner
Specialist, Information
Kathleen E Wilson
Specialist, Information
Affiliate principal Erika Lentz (USGS: Woods Hole)

Data types and categories

Data category: Imagery, Location-Elevation
Data type: Photo, 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
Digital Camera Photo, Video (no data reported)

Datasets


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

Publications

Samples collected during this field activity