Prototype Measurements of the Columbia River Estuary

by J.B. Lockett,
H.A. Kidby,

Serial Information: Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, 1962, Vol. 127, Issue 1, Pg. 75-101

Document Type: Journal Paper


Development of navigational regulation of estuary since 1882 is reviewed; measurement program to define environmental conditions affecting shoaling; description of types of directional current velocity meters used; velocity-azimuth-depth assembly; salinity-temperature assembly; data tabulated and shown in diagrams.

Subject Headings: Rivers and streams | Fluid velocity | Navigation (geomatic) | Estuaries | Environmental issues | Shoals | Salinity | Hydrologic data

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