Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center
Funding Program(s): Hurricane Sandy - Impacts to and Vulnerability of Coastal Beaches (AE03FBQ)
Principal Investigator(s): Jennifer Miselis
Information Specialist(s): Julie Bernier, Owen Brenner
Data Type(s): Electro-Magnetic: Ground Penetrating Radar, Location-Elevation: Benchmarks, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Location-Elevation: Profiles, Sampling: Geology
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Ongoing post-Sandy beach recovery assessment; GPR survey and vibracore collection to characterize alongshore geologic variability and integrate onshore geology with surf zone and nearshore datasets
Vehicle(s): White Dodge Pickup - White, Chevy Suburban - Silver
Start Port/Location: Fire Island, NY
End Port/Location: Fire Island, NY
Start Date: 2016-04-04
End Date: 2016-04-15
Equipment Used: Vibracorer, Push Corer, Ashtech Z-Xtreme DGPS, GPS Pole, Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR)
Information to be Derived: Beach elevation, subsurface profiles, sediment thickness
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Collected repeat beach profiles and shorelines; 16 vibracores and 9 sand auger push cores from shoreface and beach environments; and 90 GPR profiles from beach and back-barrier settings.
Staff: Julie Bernier, Owen Brenner, Kyle Kelso, Jennifer Miselis
Notes: Entries for this field activity were modified from entries from Field Activity 2016-304-FA
Fire Island, NY
|North: 40.70497728||South: 40.61224853||West: -73.3461||East: -72.85967407|
Forde, A.S., Bernier, J.C., and Miselis, J.L., 2018, Archive of ground penetrating radar and differential global positioning system data collected in April 2016 from Fire Island, New York: data release, doi: 10.5066/F7P84B1P.
Forde, A.S., Bernier, J.C., Miselis, J.L., 2018, Ground penetrating radar and differential global positioning system data collected in April 2016 from Fire Island, New York: Reston, VA, doi: 10.3133/ds1078.
Hapke, C.J., Nelson, T.R., Henderson, R.E., Brenner, O.T., Miselis, J.L., 2017, Morphologic evolution of the wilderness area breach at Fire Island, New Yorkâ2012â15: Reston, VA, 24 p., doi: 10.3133/ofr20171116.
Henderson, R.E., Hapke, C.J., Brenner, O.T., and Reynolds, B.J., 2017, Hurricane Sandy Beach Response and Recovery at Fire Island, New York: Shoreline, Beach Profile Data, and Breach Shoreline Data: October 2012 to June 2016: data release, doi: 10.5066/F7G15Z17.
Lentz, E., Miselis, J, Days Untethered: Excerpts from the Field as the U.S. Geological Survey Studies Fire Island: , Fire Island Tide Newsletter.
|Survey Equipment||Survey Info||Data Type(s)||Data Collected|
|Ashtech Z-Xtreme DGPS||---||Navigation|
|2016-322-FA_dgps.zip ( Post-processed DGPS data)|
|Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR)||---||Ground Penetrating Radar||2016-322-FA_gpr_traces.zip ( Unprocessed digital GPR trace data )|
2016-322-FA_profile_images.zip ( Processed, elevation-corrected subsurface profile images )
2016-322-FA_tracklines.zip ( GPR trackline locations)
2016-322-FA_profile_parameters.zip ( Individual GPR profile parameters)