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MANUAL FOR WATER GAUGING AND DISCHARGE MEASUREMENT
1. Purpose and objectives
Comprehensive instructions for Hydrological Services and rules for
water level gauging and discharge measurement according to German
The manual comprises the following topics:
a) construction of gauges, description of instruments for the measurement of water levels;
b) routines for planning, operation, observation and maintenance of gauges;
c) methods for the determination of discharge (e.g. by current meters, floats, tracers) and
d) specific procedures for the determination of discharges in tidal rivers under the influence of ebb
Although not to be thought of as a textbook, this manual provides
detailed information essential for Hydrological Services, including
numerous forms, specimens and checklists for practical applications.
5. Operational requirements and restrictions
Component can be used by trained technical personnel.
6. Form of presentation
Manual in English, 258 pp, numerous tables and figures, checklists and
special forms to be filled in. Courses on special topics of the manual may
be arranged by the German HNRC on request.
7. Operational experience
Component is used routinely by the Operational Hydrological Services
of the German States (Länder) and has been regularly updated to take into
account new technical trends.
8. Originator and technical support
Joint Water Commission of the Federal States of Germany.
10. Conditions on use
Publication for sale for US$ 50.
|(First entered: 01 FEB 94||
Last updated: 01 JUN 94)