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Data to document shoreline erosion at selected locations along Lake Sharpe on the Lower Brule Reservation in South Dakota, 1966-2015

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Start Date
1966-01-01
End Date
2015-11-04

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Thompson, R.F., Martinez, A., and Bauer, M.A., 2018, Data to document shoreline erosion at selected locations along Lake Sharpe on the Lower Brule Reservation in South Dakota, 1966-2015: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/F7H130XV.

Summary

The U.S. Geological Survey Dakota Water Science Center, in cooperation with the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe, have been collecting data to document shoreline erosion along Lake Sharpe and within the Lower Brule Reservation. This data release includes data collected and compiled from four efforts: shorelines were digitized from existing available maps and aerial imagery to record shoreline locations over time, trail cameras were used to automatically collect photos of the shoreline over time and create time-lapse videos, bank location surveys were completed at intervals to record changes in the location of the top of bank over time, and an unmanned aerial system (drone) was used to collect imagery that was used to generate a basemap of the [...]

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The data were collected to document changes in shoreline over time, and allow shoreline erosion rates to be estimated.

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DOI https://www.sciencebase.gov/vocab/category/item/identifier doi:10.5066/F7H130XV

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