Field Activity 2022-307-FA

Identifier 2022-307-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, 2021-345-FA.
Related activities
2021-314-FA: Project
2021-321-FA: Project
2021-335-FA: Project
2021-342-FA: Project
2021-345-FA: Project
2023-306-FA: Project
on foot
walking survey, generally with GPS backpack
POV (Private Vehicle)
Start Clearwater, FL 2022-02-22
End Clearwater, FL 2022-02-22
Days in the field 1
Activity events
Start date End date Description
2022-02-22 2022-02-22 Initial site visit by J. Birchler to collect transect data. Personnel: Justin Birchler and Autumn Poisson antenna height = 184 cm
2022-06-07 2022-06-07 Site visit by J. Birchler and A. Seymour to collect transect data. Personnel: Justin Birchler and Alexander Seymour. Antenna height = 167 cm.
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 BrownMargaret L Palmsten
Crew members
Justin J Birchler
Scientist, Staff
Autumn C Poisson
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
Ashtech ProFlex 800 GNSS Receiver Benchmarks, Navigation (no data reported)
GPS Tablet Navigation, Profiles, Transects (no data reported)
GPS Backpack Navigation, Profiles, Transects 1


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