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OSW Hydroacoustics

Streamflow Records Computation using ADVM's and Index-velocity Methods

Monday

Introduction

Definitions of Terms

Acoustic Doppler Current Meter Theory

Types of ADVMs and AVMs

Lunch

River Hydraulics Refresher

Site Reconnaissance and Selection

Site Selection Exercise

Index Velocity Instrument Mounts

ADVM Installation Tips and Maintenance

Tuesday

ADVM Site-Specific Programming

EX1B ADVM cell size

Beam Check Exercise

Review site-specific programming

Lunch

Travel to Hydraulics laboratory for ADVM configuration exercise

Wednesday

Basic Principals of the Index Velocity Method

Stage Area Ratings

Review Example stage-area rating

Lunch

AreaComp Exercise (EX2)

Index Velocity Rating Development

Considerations

Regression Analysis

Plotting Exercise

Data synchronization exercise

Regression analysis exercise

Thursday

Regression Analysis (continued)

Regression analysis exercise

Regression pitfalls

Multiple-linear exercise

Implementing the Rating

Continued Use Ratings

Lunch

Complex Ratings

Data Analysis and Quality Assurance

ViewArgonaut Exercise

Friday

Computation of Discharge

Make rating and compute discharge

Documentation

Open Session for data and rating reviews