Field Activity 2017-348-FA

Identifier 2017-348-FA
Purpose On going post-Sandy beach recovery assessment. Survey 15 beach profiles, continuous alongshore topography, and Wilderness Breach shoreline position.
Location Fire Island, NY
Summary Surveyed 15 cross shore beach profiles, west and east Wilderness Breach shorelines, and alongshore shoreface transects using AshTech Z-Extreme GPS equipment to document morphology change.
Info derived Beach Elevation
Comments Funding Account: GXMN00GGH0200
Projects
Platform
on foot
walking survey, generally with GPS backpack
Vehicles
Rental Vehicle
Itinerary
Start Fire Island, NY 2017-10-16
End Fire Island, NY 2017-10-19
Days in the field 3
Bounds
West -73.34472671
East -72.85692749
North 40.73932344
South 40.61537598

Personnel

Organization
600 Fourth Street South
St. Petersburg, FL33701-4846
(727) 502-8000
Principal investigators Jennifer L Miselis
Crew members
Owen T Brenner
Scientist, Staff
Kathleen E Wilson
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Owen T Brenner
Specialist, Information
Affiliate principal Erika Lentz: USGS-Woods Hole

Data types and categories

Data category: Location-Elevation
Data type: Navigation, Profiles

Equipment and datasets

Equipment or measuring device
Ashtech Z-Xtreme DGPS
Benchmarks, Navigation
(no data)
(No data records have been reported for this equipment)

Description and usage history of this equipment

Collapsible Tripod
Benchmarks, Navigation, Profiles, Transects
(no data)
(No data records were produced using this equipment)

Description and usage history of this equipment

GPS Pole
Navigation, Profiles, Transects
(no data)
(No data records were produced using this equipment)

Description and usage history of this equipment

Choke Ring Antenna
Benchmarks, Navigation
(no data)
(No data records were produced using this equipment)

Description and usage history of this equipment

Publications

Samples collected during this field activity

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By data category:
Location-Elevation
By data type:
Navigation, Profiles