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Calibration of water-velocity meters

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Abstract

The U.S. Geological Survey, Department of the Interior, as part of its responsibility to appraise the quantity of water resources in the United States, maintains facilities for the calibration of water-velocity meters at the Gulf Coast Hydroscience Center's Hydraulic Laboratory Facility, NSTL, Mississippi. These meters are used in hydrologic studies by the Geological Survey, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Department of Energy, state agencies, universities, and others in the public and private sector. This paper describes calibration facilities, types of water-velocity meters calibrated, and calibration standards, methods and results.

Additional Publication Details

Publication type:
Conference Paper
Publication Subtype:
Conference Paper
Title:
Calibration of water-velocity meters
ISBN:
0872626709; 0872626709
Year Published:
1988
Language:
English
Publisher:
Publ by ASCE
Publisher location:
New York, NY, United States
First page:
60
Last page:
65
Number of Pages:
6
Conference Title:
Hydraulic Engineering: Proceedings of the 1988 National Conference on Hydraulic Engineering
Conference Location:
Colorado Springs, CO, USA
Conference Date:
8 August 1988 through 12 August 1988