Field Activity 2020-320-FA

Identifier 2020-320-FA
Purpose Collect GPS beach elevation data in support of long-term monitoring at Madeira Beach and TWL model.
Location Madeira Beach, FL
Summary GPS beach elevation survey at Madeira Beach, FL. Walked 26 cross-shore transects and 4 along-shore transects as planned.
Info derived GPS elevation data
Comments SMG-PF-800-5. GPS Touch Tablet. BPK1. Hypack LIte 15683150. duration: ~1.75 hours. antenna height= 1.876m. some people and obstacles. on transect lines with groins, always walked the south side. antenna was over my right shoulder. control point in south parking lot used before/after survey lines. asphalt patch in parking lot just outside main office, west side of patch facing west. Entries for this field activity are based on entries from Field Activity 2020-315-FA
on foot
walking survey, generally with GPS backpack
POV (Private Vehicle)
Start Madeira Beach, FL 2020-09-08
End Madeira Beach, FL 2020-09-08
Days in the field 1
West -82.80246245
East -82.79260304
North 27.80082112
South 27.79287163


600 Fourth Street South
St. Petersburg, FL33701-4846
(727) 502-8000
Principal investigators Kara S DoranJennifer A Brown
Crew members
Justin J Birchler
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Justin J Birchler
Specialist, Information

Data types and categories

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

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
GPS Tablet Navigation, Profiles, Transects (no data expected)
GPS Backpack Navigation, Profiles, Transects (no data expected)
Ashtech ProFlex 800 GNSS Receiver Benchmarks, Navigation (no data reported)


Samples collected during this field activity