Field Activity 2021-035-FA

Identifier 2021-035-FA
Alternate names CAHO Field Work and Training
Purpose To collect aerial imagery and ground control positions near Oregon Inlet and Bodie Island Lighthouse with National Park Service employees to monitor the seashore and collect data to learn how to use Agisoft Metashape.
Location Cape Hatteras National Seashore and Bodie Island Lighthouse
Summary Field activity was completed 2021-12-09, two field sites were chosen due to inclement weather once on site. National Park Service employees flew their own drones to collect data for processing. WHCMSC aeropoints were used as ground control. A NUPO owned Parrot Anafi was used by WHCMSC to take video, and a 3DR Solo was flown by WHCMSC with a Ricoh GRII attached.
Info derived Elevation, shoreline change
on foot
survey conducted on foot
Start (port not specified) 2021-12-06
End (port not specified) 2021-12-10
Days in the field 2
West -75.56574154
East -75.53134918
North 35.81946959
South 35.77492888


384 Woods Hole Road
Quissett Campus
Woods Hole, MA02543-1598
(508) 548-8700
Principal investigators Sandra M Brosnahan
Crew members
Seth Ackerman
Scientist, Staff
Over, Jin-Si
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Over, Jin-Si
Specialist, Information
Affiliate principal Mark Seaman NPS; Nicholas Sweeney NPS; Michael Flynn NPS

Data types and categories

Data category: Location-Elevation, Imagery
Data type: Navigation, Photo

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
Ricoh GR II These RGB 3-band images were collected of the field site with sufficient overlap to produce structure-from-motion photogrammetry products Photo (no data reported)
Spectra Precision SP80 Spectra Precision equipment used as a rover to collect Real-Time Kinematic (RTK) data (i.e. elevation, position) as QA/QC Navigation (no data reported)
Aeropoint targets The AeroPoints are deployed as ground control points and have an internal GPS that are uploaded and post-processed in the Propeller network. Navigation, Transects, Profiles (no data reported)
3DR Solo mRo Drone was flown as platform for Ricoh GRII Navigation (no data reported)
Parrot Anafi Drone flown to collect video of the field site Video, Navigation, Photo (no data reported)


Samples collected during this field activity