Field Activity 2017-338-FA

Identifier 2017-338-FA
Purpose To collect aerial imagery for assessing the Structure-from-Motion technique for estimating coastal topography.
Location Madeira Beach, Florida, United States, Gulf of Mexico
Summary Collected images from GoPro and Ricoh cameras. Surveyed 14 GCPs.
Info derived Digital elevation models and orthomosaic photos/maps.
Rapid Response Surveys (GX.21.MN00.GJA10.00)
on foot
walking survey, generally with GPS backpack
Start Madeira Beach, FL 2017-07-12
End Madeira Beach, FL 2017-07-12
West -82.79925585
East -82.79061079
North 27.79912801
South 27.79023085


600 Fourth Street South
St. Petersburg, FL33701-4846
(727) 502-8000
Principal investigators Jenna A Brown
Crew members
Karen L M Morgan
Scientist, Staff
David M Thompson
Scientist, Staff
Christine Kranenburg
Scientist, Staff
Jenna A Brown
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Karen L M Morgan
Specialist, Information
David M Thompson
Specialist, Information
Christine Kranenburg
Specialist, Information
Jenna A Brown
Specialist, Information

Data types and categories

Data category: Imagery, Location-Elevation
Data type: Photo, Video, Benchmarks, Transects

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
GPS Pole Navigation, Profiles, Transects (no data expected)
3DR Solo Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Photo, Video, Navigation (no data reported)
Ashtech Z-Xtreme DGPS Benchmarks, Navigation (no data reported)


Samples collected during this field activity