Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)

Description Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) - otherwise known as a drone. Use for systems not owned by USGS.
Active? Yes
Data format JPEG
Device type Remote sensing > Sample > Aerial camera > Aerial camera > Sediment
Feature type
Name Profile line
Description Bathy, seismic, and other accoustic methods
Type line
Organization USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center (WHCMSC)
Data types
Photo Imagery (Photo, Video)
Video Imagery (Photo, Video)
Navigation Location/Elevation (Profiles, Navigation, Benchmarks, LIDAR)

Usage of this device

Field activity Center Platforms Activity location and equipment usage description
2015-014-FA WHCMSC Sandwich Town Neck Beach, Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts, United States, Atlantic Ocean
2016-007-FA WHCMSC Cape Cod National Seashore (CACO), Massachusetts, United States, Atlantic Ocean
Type ID Access Name Description
Dataset 38396 Public CACO_UAS_CSV_of_images Tables of file names, times, and locations of images collected during unmanned aerial systems (UAS) flights over Coast Guard Beach, Nauset Spit, Nauset Inlet, and Nauset Marsh, Cape Cod National Seashore, Eastham, Massachusetts on 1 March 2016 (text files)
Dataset 38395 Public CACO_UAS_Images Low-altitude aerial imagery obtained with unmanned aerial systems (UAS) flights over Coast Guard Beach, Nauset Spit, Nauset Inlet, and Nauset Marsh, Cape Cod National Seashore, Eastham, Massachusetts on 1 March 2016 (JPEG images)
Dataset 26024 Public CACO_UAS_Point_Cloud Point cloud from low-altitude aerial imagery from unmanned aerial system (UAS) flights over Coast Guard Beach, Nauset Spit, Nauset Inlet, and Nauset Marsh, Cape Cod National Seashore, Eastham, Massachusetts on 1 March 2016 (LAZ file)
2016-013-FA WHCMSC Sandwich Town Neck Beach, Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts, United States, Atlantic Ocean
Type ID Access Name Description
Dataset 28079 Public 2016013FA_Sandwich_PTASimages Geotagged low-altitude aerial imagery from Unmanned Aerial System Flights over Town Neck Beach, in Sandwich, Massachusetts, on 2016-03-30
2016-043-FA WHCMSC Sandwich Town Neck Beach, Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts, United States, Atlantic Ocean
Type ID Access Name Description
Dataset 28080 Public 2016043FA_Sandwich_ASimages Geotagged low-altitude aerial imagery from Unmanned Aerial System flights over Town Neck Beach, in Sandwich, Massachusetts, on 2016-09-21
2016-053-FA WHCMSC Sandwich Town Neck Beach, Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts, United States, Atlantic Ocean
Type ID Access Name Description
Dataset 28081 Public 2016053FA_Sandwich_SMPTimages Geotagged low-altitude aerial imagery from Unmanned Aerial System flights over Town Neck Beach, in Sandwich, Massachusetts, on 2016-01-22
2016-054-FA WHCMSC Sandwich Town Neck Beach, Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts, United States, Atlantic Ocean
Type ID Access Name Description
Dataset 28082 Public 2016054FA_Sandwich_PTimages Geotagged low-altitude aerial imagery from Unmanned Aerial System flights over Town Neck Beach, in Sandwich, Massachusetts, on 2016-01-25
2016-055-FA WHCMSC Sandwich Town Neck Beach, Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts, United States, Atlantic Ocean
Type ID Access Name Description
Dataset 28083 Public 2016055FA_Sandwich_PTimages Geotagged low-altitude aerial imagery from Unmanned Aerial System flights over Town Neck Beach, in Sandwich, Massachusetts, on 2016-02-11
2017-005-FA WHCMSC Sandwich, MA
Type ID Access Name Description
Dataset 38414 Public 2017005FA_U020_Sandwich Geotagged Low-Altitude Aerial Imagery From Unmanned Aerial Systems Flights Over Town Neck Beach, in Sandwich, Massachusetts, on 2017-01-09
2017-008-FA WHCMSC Sandwich, MA
Type ID Access Name Description
Dataset 38415 Public 2017008FA_U021_Sandwich Geotagged Low-Altitude Aerial Imagery From Unmanned Aerial Systems Flights Over Town Neck Beach, in Sandwich, Massachusetts, on 2017-01-25
2017-010-FA WHCMSC Sandwich Town Neck Beach, Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts, United States, Atlantic Ocean
Type ID Access Name Description
Dataset 38416 Public 2017010FA_U022_Sandwich Geotagged Low-Altitude Aerial Imagery From Unmanned Aerial Systems Flights Over Town Neck Beach, in Sandwich, Massachusetts, on 2017-02-14
2017-011-FA WHCMSC Sandwich Town Neck Beach, Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts, United States, Atlantic Ocean
2017-014-FA WHCMSC Sandwich Town Neck Beach, Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts, United States, Atlantic Ocean
Type ID Access Name Description
Dataset 38417 Public 2017014FA_U024_Sandwich Geotagged Low-Altitude Aerial Imagery From Unmanned Aerial Systems Flights Over Town Neck Beach, in Sandwich, Massachusetts, on 2017-03-16
2017-015-FA WHCMSC Cape Cod National Seashore (CACO), Massachusetts, United States, Atlantic Ocean
2017-026-FA WHCMSC Sandwich Town Neck Beach, Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts, United States, Atlantic Ocean
2017-027-FA WHCMSC Sandwich Town Neck Beach, Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts, United States, Atlantic Ocean
Type ID Access Name Description
Dataset 38418 Public 2017027FA_U029_Sandwich Geotagged Low-Altitude Aerial Imagery From Unmanned Aerial Systems Flights Over Town Neck Beach, in Sandwich, Massachusetts, on 2017-04-28
2017-028-FA WHCMSC West Falmouth Harbor, Massachusetts,United States
2017-029-FA WHCMSC Sandwich Town Neck Beach, Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts, United States, Atlantic Ocean
Type ID Access Name Description
Dataset 38419 Public 2017029FA_U031_Sandwich Geotagged Low-Altitude Aerial Imagery From Unmanned Aerial Systems Flights Over Town Neck Beach, in Sandwich, Massachusetts, on 2017-05-04
2017-034-FA WHCMSC Duck, North Carolina, United States, Atlantic Ocean, Outer Banks,
2017-042-FA WHCMSC South shore of Lake Ontario, United States, New York
Type ID Access Name Description
Dataset 38405 Public 2017042FA_BraddockBay_Photos Geotagged low-altitude aerial imagery from unmanned aerial systems (UAS) flights over of the Lake Ontario shoreline in the vicinity of Braddock Bay, New York in July 2017
Dataset 38397 Public 2017042FA_BraddockEast_CameraLocations Braddock East camera locations and attitudes for low-altitude aerial images collected during unmanned aerial systems (UAS) flights over of the Lake Ontario shoreline in the vicinity of Braddock Bay, New York in July 2017
Dataset 38398 Public 2017042FA_BraddockEast_DEM Braddock East digital elevation model (DEM) from low-altitude aerial imagery from unmanned aerial systems (UAS) flights over of the Lake Ontario shoreline in the vicinity of Braddock Bay, New York in July 2017 (32-bit floating point GeoTIFF image)
Dataset 38399 Public 2017042FA_BraddockEast_Orthomosaic Braddock East orthomosaic from low-altitude aerial imagery from unmanned aerial systems (UAS) flights over of the Lake Ontario shoreline in the vicinity of Braddock Bay, New York in July 2017 (GeoTIFF image)
Dataset 38400 Public 2017042FA_BraddockEast_PointCloud Braddock East point cloud from low-altitude aerial imagery from unmanned aerial systems (UAS) flights over of the Lake Ontario shoreline in the vicinity of Braddock Bay, New York in July 2017 (LAZ file)
Dataset 38401 Public 2017042FA_BraddockWest_CameraLocations Braddock West camera locations and attitudes for low-altitude aerial images collected during unmanned aerial systems (UAS) flights over of the Lake Ontario shoreline in the vicinity of Braddock Bay, New York in July 2017
Dataset 38402 Public 2017042FA_BraddockWest_DEM Braddock West digital elevation model (DEM) from low-altitude aerial imagery from unmanned aerial systems (UAS) flights over of the Lake Ontario shoreline in the vicinity of Braddock Bay, New York in July 2017 (32-bit floating point GeoTIFF image)
Dataset 38403 Public 2017042FA_BraddockWest_Orthomosaic Braddock West orthomosaic from low-altitude aerial imagery from unmanned aerial systems (UAS) flights over of the Lake Ontario shoreline in the vicinity of Braddock Bay, New York in July 2017 (GeoTIFF image)
Dataset 38404 Public 2017042FA_BraddockWest_PointCloud Braddock West point cloud from low-altitude aerial imagery from unmanned aerial systems (UAS) flights over of the Lake Ontario shoreline in the vicinity of Braddock Bay, New York in July 2017 (LAZ file)
Dataset 38457 Public 2017042FA_CharlesPt_CameraLocations Charles Point camera locations and attitudes for low-altitude aerial images collected during unmanned aerial systems (UAS) flights over of the Lake Ontario shoreline in the vicinity of Sodus Bay, New York in July 2017
Dataset 38458 Public 2017042FA_CharlesPt_DEM Charles Point digital elevation model (DEM) from low-altitude aerial imagery from unmanned aerial systems (UAS) flights over of the Lake Ontario shoreline in the vicinity of Sodus Bay, New York in July 2017 (32-bit floating point GeoTIFF image)
Dataset 38459 Public 2017042FA_CharlesPt_Orthomosaic Charles Point orthomosaic from low-altitude aerial imagery from unmanned aerial systems (UAS) flights over of the Lake Ontario shoreline in the vicinity of Sodus Bay, New York in July 2017 (GeoTIFF image)
Dataset 38460 Public 2017042FA_CharlesPt_PointCloud Charles Point point cloud from low-altitude aerial imagery from unmanned aerial systems (UAS) flights over of the Lake Ontario shoreline in the vicinity of Sodus Bay, New York in July 2017 (LAZ file)
Dataset 38451 Public 2017042FA_ChimneyBluffs_CameraLocations Chimney Bluffs camera locations and attitudes for low-altitude aerial images collected during unmanned aerial systems (UAS) flights over of the Lake Ontario shoreline in the vicinity of Chimney Bluffs, New York in July 2017
Dataset 38452 Public 2017042FA_ChimneyBluffs_DEM Chimney Bluffs digital elevation model (DEM) from low-altitude aerial imagery from unmanned aerial systems (UAS) flights over of the Lake Ontario shoreline in the vicinity of Chimney Bluffs, New York in July 2017 (32-bit floating point GeoTIFF image)
Dataset 38453 Public 2017042FA_ChimneyBluffs_Orthomosaic Chimney Bluffs orthomosaic from low-altitude aerial imagery from unmanned aerial systems (UAS) flights over of the Lake Ontario shoreline in the vicinity of Chimney Bluffs, New York in July 2017 (GeoTIFF image)
Dataset 38454 Public 2017042FA_ChimneyBluffs_PointCloud Chimney Bluffs point cloud from low-altitude aerial imagery from unmanned aerial systems (UAS) flights over of the Lake Ontario shoreline in the vicinity of Chimney Bluffs, New York in July 2017
Dataset 38461 Public 2017042FA_GreigSt_CameraLocations Greig Street camera locations and attitudes for low-altitude aerial images collected during unmanned aerial systems (UAS) flights over of the Lake Ontario shoreline in the vicinity of Sodus Bay, New York in July 2017
Dataset 38462 Public 2017042FA_GreigSt_DEM Greig Street digital elevation model (DEM) from low-altitude aerial imagery from unmanned aerial systems (UAS) flights over of the Lake Ontario shoreline in the vicinity of Sodus Bay, New York in July 2017 (32-bit floating point GeoTIFF image)
Dataset 38463 Public 2017042FA_GreigSt_Orthomosaic Greig Street orthomosaic from low-altitude aerial imagery from unmanned aerial systems (UAS) flights over of the Lake Ontario shoreline in the vicinity of Sodus Bay, New York in July 2017 (GeoTIFF image)
Dataset 38464 Public 2017042FA_GreigSt_PointCloud Greig Street point cloud from low-altitude aerial imagery from unmanned aerial systems (UAS) flights over of the Lake Ontario shoreline in the vicinity of Sodus Bay, New York in July 2017 (LAZ file)
Dataset 38467 Public 2017042FA_LakeBluffs_CameraLocations Lake Bluffs camera locations and attitudes for low-altitude aerial images collected during unmanned aerial systems (UAS) flights over of the Lake Ontario shoreline in the vicinity of Sodus Bay, New York in July 2017
Dataset 38468 Public 2017042FA_LakeBluffs_DEM Lake Bluffs digital elevation model (DEM) from low-altitude aerial imagery from unmanned aerial systems (UAS) flights over of the Lake Ontario shoreline in the vicinity of Sodus Bay, New York in July 2017 (32-bit floating point GeoTIFF image)
Dataset 38469 Public 2017042FA_LakeBluffs_Orthomosaic Lake Bluffs orthomosaic from low-altitude aerial imagery from unmanned aerial systems (UAS) flights over of the Lake Ontario shoreline in the vicinity of Sodus Bay, New York in July 2017 (GeoTIFF image)
Dataset 38470 Public 2017042FA_LakeBluffs_PointCloud Lake Bluffs point cloud from low-altitude aerial imagery from unmanned aerial systems (UAS) flights over of the Lake Ontario shoreline in the vicinity of Sodus Bay, New York in July 2017 (LAZ file)
Dataset 38455 Public 2017042FA_photos_ChimneyBluffs Geotagged low-altitude aerial imagery from unmanned aerial systems (UAS) flights over of the Lake Ontario shoreline in the vicinity of Chimney Bluffs, New York, USA in July 2017
Dataset 38465 Public 2017042FA_SodusBay_Photos Geotagged low-altitude aerial imagery from unmanned aerial systems (UAS) flights over of the Lake Ontario shoreline in the vicinity of Sodus Bay, New York, in July 2017
Dataset 38471 Public 2017042FA_SodusNorth_CameraLocations Sodus North camera locations and attitudes for low-altitude aerial images collected during unmanned aerial systems (UAS) flights over of the Lake Ontario shoreline in the vicinity of Sodus Bay, New York in July 2017
Dataset 38472 Public 2017042FA_SodusNorth_DEM Sodus North digital elevation model (DEM) from low-altitude aerial imagery from unmanned aerial systems (UAS) flights over of the Lake Ontario shoreline in the vicinity of Sodus Bay, New York in July 2017 (32-bit floating point GeoTIFF image)
Dataset 38473 Public 2017042FA_SodusNorth_Orthomosaic Sodus North orthomosaic from low-altitude aerial imagery from unmanned aerial systems (UAS) flights over of the Lake Ontario shoreline in the vicinity of Sodus Bay, New York in July 2017 (GeoTIFF image)
Dataset 38474 Public 2017042FA_SodusNorth_PointCloud Sodus North point cloud from low-altitude aerial imagery from unmanned aerial systems (UAS) flights over of the Lake Ontario shoreline in the vicinity of Sodus Bay, New York in July 2017 (LAZ file)
2017-050-FA WHCMSC Sandwich Town Neck Beach, Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts, United States, Atlantic Ocean
Type ID Access Name Description
Dataset 38420 Public 2017050FA_U039_Sandwich Geotagged Low-Altitude Aerial Imagery From Unmanned Aerial Systems Flights Over Town Neck Beach, in Sandwich, Massachusetts, on 2017-09-18
2017-052-FA WHCMSC Cape Cod National Seashore (CACO), Massachusetts, United States, Atlantic Ocean
2017-057-FA WHCMSC Parker River National Wildlife Refuge
2017-060-FA WHCMSC Coast Guard Beach, Nauset Inlet, Cape Cod National Seashore, Massachusetts, United States, Atlantic Ocean
2017-063-FA WHCMSC Coast Guard Beach, Nauset Inlet, Cape Cod National Seashore, Massachusetts, United States, Atlantic Ocean
2017-065-FA WHCMSC Coast Guard Beach, Nauset Inlet, Cape Cod National Seashore, Massachusetts, United States, Atlantic Ocean
2018-003-FA WHCMSC Great Marsh, Barnstable MA
2018-004-FA WHCMSC Sage Lot Pond, Waquoit MA
2018-005-FA WHCMSC Taunton, MA
2018-006-FA WHCMSC Plum Island
2018-007-FA WHCMSC Great Marsh, Barnstable MA
2018-008-FA WHCMSC Great Marsh, Barnstable MA
2018-009-FA WHCMSC Great Marsh, Barnstable MA
2018-010-FA WHCMSC Great Marsh, Barnstable MA
2018-011-FA WHCMSC Taunton, MA
2018-012-FA WHCMSC Great Marsh, Barnstable MA
2018-013-FA WHCMSC Whiskey Island, LA
2018-014-FA WHCMSC Plum Island
2018-016-FA WHCMSC Plum Island
2018-017-FA WHCMSC Plum Island
2018-019-FA WHCMSC Sandwich Town Neck Beach, Cape Cod, Massachusetts, United States, Atlantic Ocean
2018-020-FA WHCMSC Gainesville, FL
2018-021-FA WHCMSC Coast Guard Beach, Nauset Inlet, Cape Cod National Seashore, Massachusetts, United States, Atlantic Ocean
2018-022-FA WHCMSC Sandwich Town Neck Beach, Cape Cod, Massachusetts, United States, Atlantic Ocean
2018-023-FA WHCMSC Sandwich Town Neck Beach, Cape Cod, Massachusetts, United States, Atlantic Ocean
2018-037-FA WHCMSC Great Marsh, Barnstable Ma
2018-038-FA WHCMSC Coast Guard Beach, Nauset Inlet, Cape Cod National Seashore, Massachusetts, United States, Atlantic Ocean
2018-046-FA WHCMSC Sandy Neck, Great Marsh, Barnstable
2018-062-FA WHCMSC Woods Hole, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center, Quissett Campus, Massachusetts, United States
2018-063-FA WHCMSC Wells, Maine, United States
2018-064-FA WHCMSC Sage Lot Pond, Mashpee, MA
2019-019-FA WHCMSC Cape Cod Coast Gaurd Air Station
2019-025-FA WHCMSC Plum Island Estuary, Rowley MA, USA
2019-037-FA WHCMSC Jones River, Kingston MA
2019-038-FA WHCMSC The Potomac River, Shepherdstown WV, through Leesburg VA
2020-003-FA WHCMSC Jones River, Kingston MA
2020-004-FA WHCMSC Delaware River, DE
2020-005-FA WHCMSC The National Seashore, Truro, MA
2020-006-FA WHCMSC Duck, North Carolina
2020-007-FA WHCMSC Assateague Island National Seashore, MD
2020-008-FA WHCMSC Plum Island Estuary, Rowley MA
2022-021-FA WHCMSC Quashnet River, Mashpee, MA
2022-022-FA WHCMSC Great Sippewissett Marsh, Massachusetts