Field Activity 2017-034-FA

Identifier 2017-034-FA
Purpose Drone Mapping as part of the "Fly-in", Photogrammetry
Location Duck, North Carolina, United States, Atlantic Ocean, Outer Banks,
Summary many aerial images were obtained, along with surveyed GCPs and transects.
Info derived elevation/drone mapping, photogrametry
Comments See U034 in UAS log. USGS UAS missions were flown with Ricoh and Micasense cameras tested in a variety of orientations and configurations. Other organizations sent UAS and pilots to test their equipment as well.
on foot
walking survey, generally with GPS backpack
Start Duck, NC 2017-06-12
End Duck, NC 2017-06-15
Days in the field 1
West -75.8
East -75.65
North 36.25
South 36


384 Woods Hole Road
Quissett Campus
Woods Hole, MA02543-1598
(508) 548-8700
Principal investigators Christopher R Sherwood
Crew members
Sandra M Brosnahan
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Christopher R Sherwood
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 (no data reported)


Samples collected during this field activity