Field Activity 2023-019-FA

Identifier 2023-019-FA
Alternate names Trout Creek Montana UAS Support
Purpose Map a stretch of the Vermillion River for the WY-MT Water Science Center who are installing staff gauges and monitoring wells. Mapping will include flying a Lidar system and thermal camera on an M600.
Equipment or personnel only. Data, if any, are managed under a different field activity.
Location Trout Creek Montana
Summary Partial lidar data was collected, UAS carrying lidar payload crashed and both systems were totaled. Thermal data was collected across entire study area. GPS data was collected.
Info derived Elevation, thermal map
Comments Cramer and Over are support staff using equipment from NUSO. Lidar system is a YellowScan Mapper and thermal system is a DJI XT2, attached to the UAS system DJI M600. Woods Hole will not be responsible for the data acquired.
on foot
walking survey, generally with GPS backpack
Start Missoula, Montana 2023-08-07
End Missoula, Montanna 2023-08-11
Days in the field 4
West -115.52799225
East -115.3276062
North 47.88949007
South 47.83013623


Organization Equipment or personnel support provided by
384 Woods Hole Road
Quissett Campus
Woods Hole, MA02543-1598
(508) 548-8700
Principal investigators Cramer, JenniferOver, Jin-Si
Crew members
Affiliate principal Rod Caldwell (USGS WY-MT Water Science Center); Christopher Holmquist-Johnson (USGS Ft. Collins Science Center)

Data types and categories

Data category: Environmental Data, Location-Elevation
Data type: Temperature, LIDAR


Samples collected during this field activity