Field Activity 2017-015-FA

Identifier 2017-015-FA
Purpose Map topography of coastal region using images from an umanned autonomous system
Location Cape Cod National Seashore (CACO), Massachusetts, United States, Atlantic Ocean
Summary ~1500 aerial images with surveyed GCPs and transect data
Info derived Elevations, orthophotos, beach transects,
Comments U-025
16 feet
Start Eastham, MA 2017-03-17
End Eastham, MA 2017-03-17
Days in the field 2
West -69.9587
East -69.92123693
North 41.85094281
South 41.80430755


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

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 (no data reported)


Samples collected during this field activity