Field Activity 2024-018-FA

Identifier 2024-018-FA
Alternate names Sandwich Beach UAS surveys 2024
Purpose To collect shoreline and volumetric data every 3 months following a 2023 USACE nourishment
Location Sandwich Beach, Massachusetts
Info derived lidar data and imagery
Comments Entries for this field activity are based on entries from Field Activity 2023-028-FA. This field activity should have events please!
on foot
survey conducted on foot
Start (port not specified) 2024-04-15
End (port not specified) 2024-12-31
Days in the field 3
West -70.48630714
East -70.47195625
North 41.76969852
South 41.76108153


384 Woods Hole Road
Quissett Campus
Woods Hole, MA02543-1598
(508) 548-8700
Principal investigators Amy Farris
Crew members
Seth Ackerman
Scientist, Staff
Christopher R Sherwood
Scientist, Staff
Sandra M Brosnahan
Scientist, Staff
Cramer, Jennifer
Scientist, Staff
Over, Jin-Si
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Over, Jin-Si
Specialist, Information

Data types and categories

Data category: Location-Elevation
Data type: LIDAR, Navigation

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
Spectra Precision SP80 GPS equipment used to get ground point elevations Navigation (no data reported)
Aeropoint targets AeroPoint V2's set out as ground control Navigation, Transects, Profiles (no data reported)
YellowScan Mapper + Repetitive scan at 61 m, 45 transect spacing LIDAR (no data reported)
DJI Matrice UAS used to carry lidar scanner Navigation (no data reported)


Samples collected during this field activity