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Profiling river surface velocities and volume flow estimation with bistatic UHF RiverSonde radar

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Edited by: Rizoli J.A.

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Abstract

From the velocity profiles across the river, estimates of total volume flow for the four methods were calculated based on a knowledge of the bottom depth vs position across the river. It was found that the flow comparisons for the American River were much closer, within 2% of each other among all of the methods. Sources of positional biases and anomalies in the RiverSonde measurement patterns along the river were identified and discussed.

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Publication type Conference Paper
Publication Subtype Conference Paper
Title Profiling river surface velocities and volume flow estimation with bistatic UHF RiverSonde radar
Year Published 2003
Language English
Larger Work Title Proceedings of the IEEE Working Conference on Current Measurement
First page 55
Last page 59
Conference Title Proceedings of the IEEE Seventh Working Conference on Current Measurement; Current and Wave Monitoring and Emerging Technologies
Conference Location San Diego, CA
Conference Date 13 March 2003 through 15 March 2003
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