Monitoring Fine-Sediment Volume in the Colorado River Ecosystem, Arizona: Bathymetric Survey Techniques

Monitoring Fine-Sediment Volume in the Colorado River Ecosystem, Arizona: Bathymetric Survey Techniques

by U.S. Department of the Interior
     
 
In 2002, a fine-grained sediment (sand, silt, and clay) monitoring effort was initiated in the Colorado River ecosystem, the river corridor downstream from Glen Canyon Dam, to directly survey channel topography at scales previously unobtainable in this canyon setting. This report presents an overview of the equipment and the methods used to collect and process the

Overview

In 2002, a fine-grained sediment (sand, silt, and clay) monitoring effort was initiated in the Colorado River ecosystem, the river corridor downstream from Glen Canyon Dam, to directly survey channel topography at scales previously unobtainable in this canyon setting. This report presents an overview of the equipment and the methods used to collect and process the high-resolution bathymetric data required for this monitoring effort.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781495930027
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
02/19/2014
Pages:
38
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.08(d)

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