Field Activity H20070726

Identifier H20070726
Purpose Monitor barrier islands for coastal change after an extreme storm.
Location Alabama, Mississippi, & Louisiana barrier islands
Summary -3 video tapes and 2202 digital still oblique aerial photographs gathered from Dauphin Island, AL, to Breton Island, LA.
Info derived Geomorphic configurations of barrier islands.
Comments Additional Equipment Used: Batteries -Video monitor and S-VHS tapes still show only Black & white, because of faulty cable. Mini-DV tapes OK -Record button not pressed on Fugawi so no 1-second track log was saved. Location info preserved in digital photo header. Equipment details: GPS: Garmin GPS 18PC WAAS-enabled “Hockey Puck” -GPS Signal Splitter(4 way): B&B Electronics 232BSS4 Still Camera: Nikon D1-X -Digital Format: Raw NEF Files Connection: Fire wire Video Camera: Sony DCR-VX1000 “Handycam” -Internal Digital Video Recorder: Mini-DV tapes (1 hr) -Connection: S-VHS Cable S-VHS Analog Video Recorder: Panasonic AG-5700 -Fuji H471S Archival S-VHS Tape (2 hr) Video Titler Unit: Compix LP701 Color Monitor: JVC TM-900SU Tracking Computer: Panasonic Tough book CF-51 Trackline Meta-Data Software: Fugawi Marine
USCG Helicopter
Start Coast Guard Air Station, Mobile, AL 2007-07-26
End Breton Island, LA 2007-07-27
West -89.5152
East -86.76857348
North 30.64703658
South 29.79167022
Topic 13


600 Fourth Street South
St. Petersburg, FL33701-4846
(727) 502-8000
Principal investigators M. Dennis Krohn
Crew members
M. Dennis Krohn
Scientist, Staff
Lance E Thornton
Scientist, Staff

Data types and categories

Data category: Imagery, Location-Elevation
Data type: Photo, Navigation

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
Camera, Digital, Hand Held Photo (no data reported)
GPS Navigation (no data reported)


Samples collected during this field activity