Field Activity 2017-016-FA

Identifier 2017-016-FA
Purpose biogeomorphic mapping of shorebird habitat
Location Virginia Coast
Summary Qualitatively surveyed the beaches. Collected elevations and positions along the high water line.
Info derived locations of shorebird nests, habitat characterizations
Projects
Platform
on foot
walking survey, generally with GPS backpack
Itinerary
Start Nassawadox, VA 2017-05-14
End Nassawadox, VA 2017-05-20
Days in the field 5
Bounds
West -76.0364
East -75.21374512
North 37.96233536
South 37.04355733

Personnel

Organization
384 Woods Hole Road
Quissett Campus
Woods Hole, MA02543-1598
(508) 548-8700
Principal investigators Sara L Zeigler
Crew members
Ben Gutierrez
Scientist, Staff
E. Robert Thieler
Scientist, Staff
Sara L Zeigler
Scientist, Staff
Emily J Sturdivant
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Emily J Sturdivant
Specialist, Information

Data types and categories

Data category: Location-Elevation
Data type: Navigation

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
Spectra Precision SP80 Staff walked along the high water line at several Virginia barrier islands with SP80 rovers triangulating from the Virginia CORS network. The methods did not follow a standardized protocol. Navigation (no data expected)

Publications

Samples collected during this field activity