Visual Investigation of Field Bed-Load Sampling

by Moustafa T. K. Gaweesh, Hydraulics and Sediment Research, Inst, Delta Barrage, Egypt,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Fundamentals and Advancements in Hydraulic Measurements and Experimentation

Abstract: An instrument for bed load sampling was developed consisting of an underwater video camera for visual observations. This instrument is called the Delft-Nile sampler and its design, efficiency and measuring procedure will be discussed. The different types of the bed load sampling and characteristics are also described.

Subject Headings: Bed loads | Imaging techniques | Cameras | Field tests | Sediment loads | Sediment transport | Particles | Particle pollution

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