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
A new NGS Team to formalize a relationship with CO-OPS that has been project based for many years.
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.
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
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
Aerial Survey/LiDAR Mapping
Digital Elevation Models from Global Positioning System and LiDAR
Barren Island MD
Conserve and Restore Coastal Habitat
Four NOAA Tide Gauges:
Four USGS Water Level Gages:
(Control installed for future gage)
Over 60 SETs “Mud Tide Gages”
throughout the Refuge