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


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 | Computer vision and image processing | Alluvial channels | Sediment loads | River and stream beds | Cameras | Bed materials

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