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Ground control points used at Marconi Beach, Wellfleet on March 11, 2022

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2022-03-11

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Over, J.R., Sherwood, C.R., Traykovski, P.A., and Bartlett, M.K., 2022, Topographic and bathymetric data, structure from motion imagery, and ground control data collected at Marconi Beach, Wellfleet, MA in March 2022, U.S Geological Survey Field Activity 2022-014-FA: U.S Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/P9L1KCQB.

Summary

The data in this release map the beach and nearshore environment at Marconi Beach in Wellfleet, MA and provide updated environmental context for the 2021 CoastCam installation that looks out at the coast shared by beachgoers, shorebirds, seals, and sharks. This is related to the field activity 2022-014-FA and a collaboration with the National Park Service at Cape Cod National Seashore to monitor the region that falls within the field of view of CoastCam CACO-02, which are two video cameras aimed at the beach. In March 2022, U.S Geological Survey and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute (WHOI) scientists conducted field surveys to map the CoastCam field of view. Aerial images of the beach for use in structure from motion were taken with [...]

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“Browse graphic of the spatial distribution of the ground control points at Marco”
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The ground control points are for georeferencing the photogrammetry project.
Browse graphic of the spatial distribution of the ground control points at Marco
Browse graphic of the spatial distribution of the ground control points at Marco

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