Field Activity 2017-365-FA

Identifier 2017-365-FA
Purpose Perform beach topographic survey; collect camera calibration data to allow for the utilization of a Surfline camera for scientific measurements.
Location Miami Beach, Florida
Summary Surveyed the beach topography; surveyed the camera position and ground control points for calibrating the camera.
Info derived Beach profiles; camera calibration data.
on foot
walking survey, generally with GPS backpack
Chevy Suburban Silver
Start Miami Beach, Florida 2017-12-04
End Miami Beach, Florida 2017-12-05
West -80.124879
East -80.11255
North 25.827937
South 25.805131


600 Fourth Street South
St. Petersburg, FL33701-4846
(727) 502-8000
Principal investigators Joseph W LongJenna A Brown
Crew members
Joseph W Long
Scientist, Staff
Jenna A Brown
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Joseph W Long
Specialist, Information
Jenna A Brown
Specialist, Information

Data types and categories

Data category: Imagery, Location-Elevation
Data type: Photo, Benchmarks, Profiles

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
GPS Pole Navigation, Profiles, Transects (no data expected)
Digital Camera Photo, Video (no data reported)
Ashtech Z-Xtreme DGPS Benchmarks, Navigation (no data reported)


Samples collected during this field activity