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Surveyed bank locations of the Lake Sharpe shoreline at selected locations on the Lower Brule Reservation, South Dakota, 2010–15

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Start Date
2010-11-17
End Date
2015-11-04

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Thompson, R.F., 2018, Surveyed bank locations of the Lake Sharpe shoreline at selected locations on the Lower Brule Reservation, South Dakota, 2010–15: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/F7H130XV.

Summary

Real-time kinematic global navigation satellite system equipment was used to survey the edge of bank at selected locations on the Lake Sharpe shoreline near Lower Brule South Dakota at intervals from 2010–15. This work was completed by the U.S. Geological Survey in cooperation with the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe Environmental Protection Office.

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7_mile.zip 3.72 MB
control_points.zip 13.53 KB
Ft_George.zip 1.05 MB
Island.zip 266.09 KB

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The purpose of this dataset is to track the position of the bank over time. The data can be used to document erosion and allow erosion rates to be estimated. Determination of erosion rates allows risk levels to be determined for infrastructure, and may help inform decisions about erosion countermeasures. The data are provided in shapefile format.

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  • USGS Dakota Water Science Center

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