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Index-Velocity References


Computing Discharge Using the Index Velocity Method
Victor A. Levesque and Kevin A. Oberg, 2012
U.S. Geological Survey Techniques and Methods 3–A23

Computation and Error Analysis of Discharge for the Lake Michigan Diversion Project in Illinois: 1997-99 Water Years
Duncker, J. J., Over, T. M., and Gonzalez, J. A., 2006
U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2006-5018

Computation of Discharge Using the Index-Velocity Method in Tidally Affected Areas
Ruhl, C. A. Ruhl and Simpson, M., 2005
U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2005-5004

Feasibility of Acoustic Doppler Velocity Meters for the Production of Discharge Records from U.S. Geological Survey Streamflow-Gaging Stations
Morlock, S. E., Nguyen, H. T., andRoss, J. H., 2002
U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 01-4157

Tidal Flux Variation in the Lower Pearl River and Lake Pontchartrain Estuaries of Mississippi and Louisiana
Turnipseed, D. P. , 2002
Proceedings of the Hydraulic Measurement and Experimental Methods Conference, ASCE

Horizontal and Vertical Acoustic Measurements for the Computation of Discharge in the Chicago River System
Duncker, J. J., 2002
Proceedings of the Hydraulic Measurement and Experimental Methods Conference, ASCE

Freshwater flow from estuarine creeks into northeastern Florida Bay
Hittle, Clinton, Patino, Eduardo, and Zucker, Mark, 2001
Water-Resources Investigations Report 01-4164

Feasibility of Acoustic Doppler velocity meters for the Production of Discharge records from U.S. Geological Survey streamflow-gaging stations
Morlock, Nguyen, and Ross, 2001
Water-Resources Investigations Report 01–4157

Direct measurement of turbulence properties by a BB-ADCP in bottom boundary layer Cheng, R. T., C. H. Ling, J. W. Gartner, 2000 Interactions between Estuaries, Coastal Seas and Shelf Seas, Ed. T. Yanagi, pp 37-55, Terra Scientific Pub. (TERRAPUB), Tokyo.

Hydrodynamic measurements in Suisun Bay, California, 1992-1993
Gartner, J. W., and J. R. Burau, 1999
U.S. Geological Survey Water Resources Investigation Report 99-4039, 179 p.
(Provides background info on fixed moorings and analysis techniques)

Estimates of bottom roughness length and bottom shear stress in South San Francisco Bay, California
Cheng, R. T., C. H. Ling, J. W. Gartner, and P. F. Wang, 1999
Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 104, no. C4, p. 7715-7728.

Application of acoustic velocity meters for gaging discharge of three low-velocity tidal streams in the St. Johns River basin, Northeast Florida
Sloat, J.V., and Gain, W.S., 1995
Water-Resources Investigations Report 95-4230.

Accuracy of acoustic velocity metering systems for measurement of low velocity in open channels
Laenen, Antonius, and Curtis, Jr., R.E., 1989
U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 89–4090

Acoustic velocity meter systems:
Laenen, Antonius, 1985

U.S. Geological Survey Techniques of Water-Resources Investigations, book 3, chap. 17

Acoustic systems for the measurement of streamflow
Laenen, Antonius, and Smith, Winchell, 1983
U.S. Geological Survey Water-Supply Paper 2213

Feasibility study of the use of the acoustic velocity meter for measurement of net outflow from the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta in California
Smith, Winchell, 1969
U.S. Geological Survey Water-Supply Paper 1977