Field Activity 2021-317-FA

Identifier 2021-317-FA
Purpose Collect GPS beach elevation data in support of long-term monitoring at Madeira Beach and TWL model.
Location Madeira Beach, FL
Summary Collected 26 cross-shore and 5 alongshore beach elevation transects.
Info derived GPS elevation data
Comments SMG-PF-800-5. GPS Touch Tablet. BPK1. Hypack LIte 15683150. duration: ~2 hours. antenna height = 187.1cm; antenna location is over researcher's 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 2021-310-FA
Related activities
2022-303-FA: Project
on foot
walking survey, generally with GPS backpack
POV (Private Vehicle)
Start Madeira Beach, FL 2021-04-21
End Madeira Beach, FL 2021-04-21
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 Doran
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: Transects, Navigation

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