COASTAL Briefing NGS Convocation October 27, 2005. Galen A. Scott. What is NGS COASTAL?. A new NGS Team to formalize a relationship with CO-OPS that has been project based for many years. CO-OPS: Non-navigational applications of tides, water levels and tidal datums NGS:
October 27, 2005
Galen A. Scott
What is NGS COASTAL?
A new NGS Team to formalize a relationship with CO-OPS that has been project based for many years.
Elevation as a Performance Measure for Marsh Restoration
NOAA has several publications on achieving successful restoration projects.
NGS COASTAL will provide tools and guidance for collecting and using elevation data as a quantitative performance metric.
COASTAL - Partners
COASTAL - Projects
NGS Height Modernization
Long-Term Station in Ocean Springs, MS
A script run from ArcToolbox to automate the process of connecting tidal datums and land elevations to produce planting zones.
MAPTITE - Output
Automated GIS Tool to Estimate Marsh Grass Planting Zones
VADM Lautenbacher Visits the Fort McHenry Restoration Site - TWICE
Re-engineering of the Wetlands - 2004
Stewardship of the Coastal &Ocean Environments
Vice Admiral Conrad C. Lautenbacher, Jr., U.S. Navy (Ret.)
Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans & Atmosphere
April 22, 2005
Coastal Ocean Observation System(COOS)
Aerial Survey/LiDAR Mapping
Digital Elevation Models from Global Positioning System and LiDAR
Barren Island MD
Conserve and RestoreCoastal Habitat
Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge Marsh Restoration
Blackwater NWR Height Mod Survey
Four NOAA Tide Gauges:
Four USGS Water Level Gages:
(Control installed for future gage)
Over 60 SETs “Mud Tide Gages”
throughout the Refuge
Questions or Comments?
NGS COASTAL Team Leader
(301) 713-3198 x 131