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Multispectral and visual photogrammetric data collected via sUAS: Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge, Virginia, July 2018

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Caldwell, S.H., 2019, Multispectral and visual photogrammetric data collected via sUAS: Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge, Virginia, July 2018: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/P9UKFTX4.

Summary

The U.S. Geological Survey collected multispectral and visible light imagery via a quadcopter, small unoccupied aircraft system (sUAS) deployed near Ashville Bridge Creek in Virginia Beach, VA. Approximately 0.25 sq mi surrounding U.S.Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge along Ashville Bridge Creek approximately 0.5 mi south of Lotus Garden Park on July 17 and 18, 2018. Photos were collected at a height of 400ft above ground level (AGL) with approximately 70% frontlap between photos and approximately 30% sidelap between survey lines. Multispectral images were collected in a tif format using a Micasense RedEdge M with a Ground Sample Distance of 8.2 cm/pixel, visible light images were collected in a jpg [...]

Contacts

Point of Contact :
Samuel H Caldwell
Originator :
Samuel H Caldwell
Metadata Contact :
Samuel H Caldwell
Publisher :
U.S. Geological Survey
Distributor :
U.S. Geological Survey - ScienceBase
SDC Data Owner :
Virginia and West Virginia Water Science Center
USGS Mission Area :
Water Resources

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Purpose

In July, 2018 the U.S. Geological Survey collected multispectral and visible light image data to map areas of stressed vegetation along wetland/upland boundaries and document the current wetland status at that time in USFWS Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge, VA.

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