Field Activity 2023-020-FA

Identifier 2023-020-FA
Alternate names Darby UAS Mapping
Purpose To collect mapping data for the EPA at an old landfill inlcuding the Fish and Wildlife Service Park to the south that the landfill runs into.
Location Darby Township, Philadelphia, PA
Summary Lidar (YellowScan Mapper+), imagery (Altum-PT & Ricoh GRII), and thermal (FLIR and ZenMuse XT2) data were collected at the Clearview Landfill and in the Heinz National Wildlife Refuge. GPS data was also collected. Vegetation surveys were conducted near the landfill.
Info derived Will be flying mutliple sensors on the M600 inlcuding a LiDAR and Thermal system borrowed from NUSO
Comments YellowScan Mapper+ was used for lidar, ZenMuse XT2 for thermal - these two systems are not in compass Update 5/31/2024* The XT2 is still not in compass.
on foot
survey conducted on foot
Start Woods Hole MA 2023-08-28
End Woods Hole MA 2023-09-01
Days in the field 5
West -75.3028965
East -75.24890899
North 39.90721244
South 39.87435071


384 Woods Hole Road
Quissett Campus
Woods Hole, MA02543-1598
(508) 548-8700
Principal investigators Sandra M Brosnahan
Crew members
Seth Ackerman
Scientist, Staff
Cramer, Jennifer
Scientist, Staff
Over, Jin-Si
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Cramer, Jennifer
Specialist, Information
Affiliate principal Chris Gazoorian (NYWSC)

Data types and categories

Data category: Visual Identification, Imagery, Environmental Data, Location-Elevation
Data type: Ground Truthing, Photo, Navigation, Temperature, LIDAR

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
Ricoh GR II Photo (no data reported)
Reconnaissance Ground Truthing (no data reported)
Altum-PT Photo (no data reported)
DJI Mavic Photo, Video, Navigation (no data reported)
Spectra Precision SP80 Navigation (no data reported)
Parrot Anafi Video, Navigation, Photo (no data reported)
Aeropoint targets Navigation, Transects, Profiles (no data reported)
Yellowscan Mapper LIDAR (no data reported)


Samples collected during this field activity