New Instrumentation for Sediment Dynamics Studies

Authors: Thomas, Severine; Ridd, Peter V.; Smith, Peter J.

Source: Marine Technology Society Journal, Volume 36, Number 1, Spring 2002 , pp. 55-58(4)

Publisher: Marine Technology Society

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The study of sediment transport processes is hampered by a lack of instrumentation for measuring important parameters such as erosion and deposition rates. This technical note describes three novel pieces of equipment that have been designed to provide information about erosion, deposition, suspended sediment concentration and light.

Document Type: Short Communication


Publication date: March 1, 2002

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