Field Activity 2017-344-FA

Identifier 2017-344-FA -- CANCELED
Purpose To survey nearshore bathymetry and subaerial topography in and around the Wilderness Breach on eastern Fire Island, NY. 15 beach profile elevations along Fire Island will also be surveyed.
Location Fire Island, NY
Summary Survey cancelled.
Info derived Breach bathymetric and beach topographic elevation data
Comments Survey cancelled at the last minute due to unforseen problems.
Center Project - Hapke (GX.17.MN00.0AZ16.00)
Personal Water Craft (Blue WVR2 - Chum)
Blue WaveRunner; R/V Chum
Personal Water Craft (White WVR1 - Shark)
White WaveRunner, R/V Shark
Rental Vehicle
White Dodge Pickup - White
Start Fire Island, NY 2017-09-05
End Fire Island, NY 2017-09-15
West -73.3512
East -72.8503418
North 40.7564086
South 40.59046776
Marine operations Yes


600 Fourth Street South
St. Petersburg, FL33701-4846
(727) 502-8000
Principal investigators Cheryl J Hapke
Crew members
Owen T Brenner
Scientist, Staff
Billy J Reynolds
Scientist, Staff
Nancy T DeWitt
Scientist, Staff
Hunter S Wilcox
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Owen T Brenner
Specialist, Information
Billy J Reynolds
Specialist, Information
Nancy T DeWitt
Specialist, Information

Data types and categories

Data category: Location-Elevation, Sonar
Data type: Navigation, Profiles, Single Beam, Sound Velocity

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
Collapsible Tripod Benchmarks, Navigation, Profiles, Transects (no data reported)
Other Unknown, Profiles, Transects, Benchmarks, LIDAR, Navigation (no data reported)
Ashtech ProFlex 500 GNSS Receiver Benchmarks, Navigation (no data reported)
Ashtech ProFlex 800 GNSS Receiver Benchmarks, Navigation (no data reported)
Ashtech Z-Xtreme DGPS Benchmarks, Navigation (no data reported)
Choke Ring Antenna Benchmarks, Navigation (no data reported)
ODOM-Echotrac CV-100 Single Beam (no data reported)
Castaway-CTD Sound Velocity (no data reported)


Samples collected during this field activity