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Post-Hurricane Sandy Beach Profile Survey—Fire Island Inlet to Moriches Inlet 2013

By Kathleen E. Wilson1, Cheryl J. Hapke2, Rachel E. Henderson1, Erika E. Lentz2, Jennifer L. Miselis2, and Peter M. Weppler3

1Cherokee Nations Technologies
2U.S. Geological Survey
3U.S. Army Corps of Engineers


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers contracted a beach survey of Fire Island, New York, from September 17–October 6, 2013, for the purpose of planning a beach reconstruction project following Hurricane Sandy. This dataset contains elevation data of subaerial morphology and nearshore bathymetry collected using real time kinematic global positioning system (RTK-GPS) and hydrography techniques. The data were provided to the U.S. Geological survey to contribute to an existing monitoring dataset of the beach and dune morphology at Fire Island.


File Name and Description Metadata (XML format) Metadata (text format) Download File
XYZ data 2013 Post-Sandy Beach Profile Survey
XYZ_PostSandyProfiles_2013_Metadata.xml XYZ_PostSandyProfiles_2013_Metadata.txt
(362 KB)

Figure 1.	Data location map.
Figure 1. Data location map.

Suggested Citation

Wilson, K.E., Hapke, C.J., Henderson R.E., Lentz E.E., Miselis, J.L., Weppler, P.M., 2017, Post-Hurricane Sandy beach profile survey—Fire Island Inlet to Moriches Inlet 2013: U.S. Geological Survey data release,

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