Operational Procedures for Estimating Bottom Exchange Rates

by Keith W. Bedford, Ohio State Univ, Columbus, United States,
Onyx Wai, Ohio State Univ, Columbus, United States,
Sean T. O'Neil, Ohio State Univ, Columbus, United States,
Mohammed Abdelrhman, Ohio State Univ, Columbus, United States,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Hydraulic Engineering

Abstract: After briefly reviewing the terminology of the various bottom and water column exchange fluxes, the body of this paper summarizes five possible procedures for establishing operational long term resuspension estimates. The credibility of sites characterized with two or more of these methods yielding consistent results is enhanced.

Subject Headings: Fluid flow | Terminology and definition | Water management | Columns | River flow | Water flow | Rivers and streams | Hydraulics

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