Field Activity 2016-351-FA

Identifier 2016-351-FA
Purpose Collect gps elevations in order to calibrate and groundtruth corresponding LiDAR survey.
Location Assateague Island, VA & MD
Summary Acquiring GPS data in order to groundtruth the simultaneously occuring LiDAR flight.
Info derived Topographic Elevation
Start Ocean City, MD 2016-08-30
End Saint Petersburg, FL 2016-09-03
West -75.43212891
East -75.00244141
North 38.34165619
South 37.84346588
Marine operations Yes


600 Fourth Street South
St. Petersburg, FL33701-4846
(727) 502-8000
Principal investigators Nathaniel G PlantAlexandra M Fredericks
Crew members
Billy J Reynolds
Scientist, Staff
Kyle W Kelso
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Billy J Reynolds
Specialist, Information
Kyle W Kelso
Specialist, Information

Data types and categories

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

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
Ashtech Z-Xtreme DGPS Benchmarks, Navigation (no data reported)
Collapsible Tripod Benchmarks, Navigation, Profiles, Transects (no data reported)
Other Unknown, Profiles, Transects, Benchmarks, LIDAR, Navigation (no data reported)
GPS Navigation (no data reported)
GPS Pole Navigation, Profiles, Transects (no data reported)


Samples collected during this field activity