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Title: Comparison of load estimation from grab an flow-proportioning samples
Author: R.M. Harrison
Author: G.A. Thorogood
Author: R.F. Lacey
Document Type: Monograph
Annotation: EA additional title info: R&D P-19
Abstract:
The principal objective of this study was to compare estimates of load based on discrete data (grab samples and instantaneous measurements of flow) with those based on continuous monitoring. Subsidiary objectives were to demonstrate the effects of sampling frequency and of choice of method of calculation on the accuracy of estimates, and to check the validity of sampling from a single position in the cross-section of the river.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1990
Publication Place: [Bristol]
Subject Keywords: SamplingFlow rateDischarge (hydrology)Rivers
Geographic Keywords: ThamesLondon catchment
Extent: 31; + figures and appendices
Permalink: http://www.environmentdata.org/archive/ealit:2348
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