Field Activity 2017-011-FA

Identifier 2017-011-FA
Purpose GPS Survey and test of photogrammetry using Civil Air Patrol images.
Location Sandwich Town Neck Beach, Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts, United States, Atlantic Ocean
Summary Images were collected by fixed wing CAP flight, but quality was poor, so unusable
Info derived survey, Photogrammetry
Comments Images from Civil Air Patrol overflight to see if their data is usable in SFM. Entries for this field activity are based on entries from Field Activity 2017-007-FA
on foot
walking survey, generally with GPS backpack
Start Woods Hole, MA 2017-02-24
End Woods Hole, MA 2017-02-24
Days in the field 1
West -70.4908
East -70.42205817
North 41.78503467
South 41.73478262


384 Woods Hole Road
Quissett Campus
Woods Hole, MA02543-1598
(508) 548-8700
Principal investigators Christopher R Sherwood
Crew members
Ellyn Montgomery
Scientist, Staff
Barry J Irwin
Scientist, Staff
Steven E Suttles
Scientist, Staff
Sandra M Brosnahan
Scientist, Staff
Eric D. Marsjanik
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Ellyn Montgomery
Specialist, Information

Data types and categories

Data category: Imagery, Location-Elevation
Data type: Photo, Navigation

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Photo, Video, Navigation (no data reported)
Spectra Precision SP80 Navigation 1


Datasets compiled from multiple sources

Dataset name Equipment Description Dataset contact
2017SandwichTNB_GCPs Spectra Precision SP80 Surveyed Positions of Ground Control Points and Photos of In-Place Features Used as Ground Control Points Associated With Images Collected During Unmanned Aerial Systems Flights Over Town Neck Beach, in Sandwich, Massachusetts on January 9, January 25, February 14, March 16, April 28, May 4, and September 18, 2017 (Text Files and Photos) Christopher R Sherwood


Samples collected during this field activity