Field Activity 2021-345-FA

Identifier 2021-345-FA
Purpose Collect beach elevation transects to support our Sand Key camera operation.
Location Sand Key, Clearwater, FL, USA
Info derived Beach elevation
Comments SMG-PF-800-5. GPS Touch Tablet. BPK1. Hypack LIte 15683150. duration: ~2 hours. antenna height = cm; antenna location is over researchers right shoulder. Control point in north parking lot on sidewalk near short light and gravel triangle, facing building/beach/west. Entries for this field activity are based on entries from Field Activity 2021-314-FA, 2021-321-FA, 2021-335-FA, 2021-342-FA.
Related activities
2022-307-FA: Project
on foot
walking survey, generally with GPS backpack
POV (Private Vehicle)
Start Clearwater, FL 2021-10-08
End Clearwater, FL 2021-10-08
Days in the field 1
West -82.84202099
East -82.83596992
North 27.94317081
South 27.93443649


1289 McDaniel Drive
Dover, DE19901
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
Matthew W Hardy
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 Backpack Navigation, Profiles, Transects 1
GPS Tablet Navigation, Profiles, Transects (no data expected)
Ashtech ProFlex 800 GNSS Receiver Benchmarks, Navigation (no data reported)


Datasets compiled from multiple sources

Dataset name Equipment Description Dataset contact
YYYYMMDD_SandKeyFL_XYZ GPS Backpack Processed beach profile data, in 17 zip files based on field collection date Justin J Birchler


Samples collected during this field activity