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Date published: December 26, 2017

Coastal Topography-Upper Florida Keys Reef Tract, Florida, 26-30 June 2016

A digital elevation model (DEM) mosaic was produced for a portion of the upper Florida Keys reef tract, Florida, from remotely sensed, geographically referenced elevation measurements collected by Leading Edge Geomatics (LEG) using a Leica Chiroptera II Bathymetric and Topographic Sensor. Dewberry reports that the nominal pulse spacing for this project was 1 point every 0.7 meters.

Date published: December 22, 2017

Shallow Along Reef Track Imaging System (sATRIS) Images – Dry Tortugas, Florida, 2009

Underwater digital images, single-beam bathymetry, and global positioning system (GPS) data were collected June 13-14, 2009 at Pulaski Shoal within Dry Tortugas National Park, Florida, USA. A total of 195,406 images of the seafloor and water column were collected along pre-defined transect lines and organized into 3 sets: track1, track2, and track3. This data release conta

Date published: December 19, 2017

Baseline coastal oblique aerial photographs collected from Navarre Beach, Florida, to Breton Island, Louisiana, September 7, 2016

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) conducts baseline and storm-response photography missions to document and understand the changes in the vulnerability of the Nation's coasts to extreme storms. On September 7, 2016, the USGS conducted an oblique aerial photographic survey from Navarre Beach, Florida, to Breton Island, Louisiana, aboard a Maule MT57 aircraft at an altitude of 500

Date published: December 19, 2017

Baseline coastal oblique aerial photographs collected from Breton Island to the Chandeleur Islands, Louisiana, September 3, 2010

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) conducts baseline and storm-response photography missions to document and understand the changes in the vulnerability of the Nation's coasts to extreme storms. On September 3, 2010, the USGS conducted an oblique aerial photographic survey from Breton Island to the Chandeleur Islands, Louisiana, aboard a Cessna 210 aircraft at an altitude of 500 feet

Date published: December 19, 2017

Baseline Coastal oblique aerial photographs collected from Horseshoe Beach, Florida, to East Cape, Florida, May 19-20, 2010

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) conducts baseline and storm-response photography missions to document and understand the changes in the vulnerability of the Nation's coasts to extreme storms. On May 19-20, 2010, the USGS conducted an oblique aerial photographic survey from Horseshoe Beach, Florida, to East Cape, Florida, aboard a Piper Navajo Chieftain aircraft at an altitude

Date published: December 8, 2017

iCoast

Help scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey annotate aerial photographs with keyword tags to identify changes to the coast after extreme storms.

Date published: December 6, 2017

Florida Keys Corals: A Photographic Record of Changes from 1959 to 2015

This data release contains time-series photographs taken of corals and coral habitats in the Florida Keys between 1959 and 2015 at Carysfort Reef and Grecian Rocks (a total of six sites). The original intent was to show coral reef recovery after Hurricane Donna devastated the area in 1960. Corals, especially elkhorn and staghorn coral, grew prolifically after the storm until the late 1970

Date published: December 1, 2017

Baseline coastal oblique aerial photographs collected at Breton Island and the Chandeleur Islands, Louisiana, January 22, 2011

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) conducts baseline and storm-response photography missions to document and understand the changes in the vulnerability of the Nation's coasts to extreme storms. On January 22, 2011, the USGS conducted an oblique aerial photographic survey at Breton Island and the Chandeleur Islands, LA, aboard a Cessna 210 aircraft at an altitude of 500 feet (ft)

Date published: November 27, 2017

Historical and recent coastal bathymetry data nearshore Ship, Horn, and Petit Bois Islands, Mississippi

Historic, recent, and present day bathymetry data sets were compiled and Digital Elevation Models (DEMs) were created to further compare changing bathymetry over several time periods. This work was completed in cooperation with the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Mobile, Alabama and the National Park Service (NPS) as part of the Mississippi Coastal Improvements Program (MsCIP)....

Date published: November 21, 2017

Historical bathymetry soundings between 1916 and 1920 around the Mississippi and Alabama barrier islands

In order to characterize coastal change, historical maps and complementary records were compiled including: topographic sheets (T-sheets), hydrographic sheets (H-sheets, smooth sheets), shorelines, and bathymetric soundings surrounding the Mississippi and Alabama (MSAL) barrier islands. One goal of this work was to create a time-series of bathymetric change maps around the

Date published: November 21, 2017

Sedimentary Data from the Coastal Marshes Fringing the Lower Waccasassa River, Northwest Florida

Scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center extracted sediment and surface samples along transects at three saltmarsh sites situated on the lower end of the Waccasassa River in north-west Florida in order to increase understanding of the region’s environmental history and the ongoing soil chemical processes. To this end, they ob

Date published: November 21, 2017

Edited 2015 shoreline shapefile for Ship, Horn, Petit Bois, Mississippi

The 2015 Mississippi coastal shorelines were originally extracted from 2015 Landsat imagery and published within United States Geological Survey (USGS) Open-File Report (OFR) 2015-1179 (https://doi.org/10.3133/ofr20151179). Shoreline files for Ship, Horn, and Petit Bois Islands were merged to a single shapefile and spatially adjusted using 2015...