A Comparison of Stream Velocity Meters

by F. Wayne Townsend, U. S. Lake Survey, Corps of Engrs., U. S. Army, Detroit, Mich.,
F. A. Blust, U. S. Lake Survey, Corps of Engrs., U. S. Army, Detroit, Mich.,


Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1960, Vol. 86, Issue 4, Pg. 11-19


Document Type: Journal Paper

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Abstract: Description of US Lake Survey method of making stream flow measurements; comparisons of current velocities simultaneously measured by cup and screw type meters in lower Niagara River; conclusion is reached that two types of meters give identical results.

Subject Headings: Flow measurement | Streamflow | Comparative studies | Fluid velocity | Rivers and streams | Lakes | Surveying methods | River flow

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