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Data Release

Beach Profile Data Collected from Madeira Beach, Florida

By Jenna A. Brown, David M. Thompson, and Joseph W. Long

Summary

This dataset, prepared by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center (SPCMSC), provides beach profile data collected at Madeira Beach, Florida. Data were collected on foot by a person equipped with a Global Positioning System (GPS) antenna affixed to a backpack outfitted for surveying location and elevation data (XYZ) along pre-determined transects. The horizontal position data are given in the Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM) projected coordinate system, Zone 17 North (17N), referenced to the North American Datum of 1983 (NAD 83); the elevation data are referenced to the North American Vertical Datum of 1988 (NAVD 88), GEOID12B.

Data

File Name and Description Metadata (XML format) Metadata (text format) Download File
20160909_MadeiraBeachFL_XYZ.zip
Processed beach profile data (xyz)
20160909_MadeiraBeachFL
_XYZ_metadata.xml
20160909_MadeiraBeachFL
_XYZ_metadata.txt
20160909_MadeiraBeachFL_XYZ.zip
(37.5 KB)
20161130_MadeiraBeachFL_XYZ.zip
Processed beach profile data (xyz)
20161130_MadeiraBeachFL
_XYZ_metadata.xml
20161130_MadeiraBeachFL
_XYZ_metadata.txt
20161130_MadeiraBeachFL_XYZ.zip
(30 KB)
20170217_MadeiraBeachFL_XYZ.zip
Processed beach profile data (xyz)
20170217_MadeiraBeachFL
_XYZ_metadata.xml
20170217_MadeiraBeachFL
_XYZ_metadata.txt
20170217_MadeiraBeachFL_XYZ.zip
(110 KB)
20170509_MadeiraBeachFL_XYZ.zip
Processed beach profile data (xyz)
20170509_MadeiraBeachFL
_XYZ_metadata.xml
20170509_MadeiraBeachFL
_XYZ_metadata.txt
20170509_MadeiraBeachFL_XYZ.zip
(167 KB)
20170914_MadeiraBeachFL_XYZ.zip
Processed beach profile data (xyz)
20170914_MadeiraBeachFL
_XYZ_metadata.xml
20170914_MadeiraBeachFL
_XYZ_metadata.txt
20170914_MadeiraBeachFL_XYZ.zip
(132 KB)
20171109_MadeiraBeachFL_XYZ.zip
Processed beach profile data (xyz)
20171109_MadeiraBeachFL
_XYZ_metadata.xml
20171109_MadeiraBeachFL
_XYZ_metadata.txt
20171109_MadeiraBeachFL_XYZ.zip
(147 KB)

Figure 1. Regional map showing the survey area at Madeira Beach, Florida.
Figure 1. Regional map showing the survey area at Madeira Beach, Florida.

Suggested Citation

Brown, J.A., Thompson, D.M., and Long, J.W., 2018, Beach profile data collected from Madeira Beach, Florida: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/F7T43S94.



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