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Training Class Registration

In order to register for a class, USGS personnel should login to DOI Learn and search (ADCP or ADVM) the course catalog, choose your class date, submit your request, have your supervisor approve, and wait to hear from the instructor after registration closes. Direct links in the table below may be used to register for specific classes after logging in to DOI Learn.

USGS Cooperators may register for a class by completing the non-USGS Course Application form, which can be found at the following link: Cooperators will need to provide correspondence from the local USGS Water Science Center stating that you are a cooperator and why it is in the USGS interest for you to attend the class. Please note, USGS students will be given priority if enrollment exceeds class capacity.

Classes are setup in DOI Learn with an initial roster maximum of 16 students. If a class you wish to attend is listed as full, please continue with your registration. Additional students that register, after the first 16, will be placed on a wait list. After registration closes, class roster will be finalized. Typically final class size will be between 18 and 24 students. Some of the students initially placed on the wait list will make the final roster. Do NOT make any travel arrangements until you are notified by the lead instructor of your acceptance after registration closes.

The cost for each course is $1,300. A cancellation fee of 75% of the tuition will be assessed if a student cancels after the class roster is finalized.

Current Hydroacoustic Training Schedule

Course Code USGS Classes Start End Location Coordinator
(for email add
Registration Closes
Streamflow Measurements Using ADCP's 10/23/2017
Portland, OR Marc Stewart (mastewar)
SW1321 Streamflow Measurements Using ADCP's 01/22/2018 01/26/2017 Houston, TX Jeff East (jweast) 11/15/2017
SW1319 Streamflow Record Computation using ADVM's and Index-velocity Methods 02/05/2018 02/9/2018 Orlando, FL Kevin Oberg
SW1321 Streamflow Measurements Using ADCP's 03/19/2018 03/23/2018 Orlando, FL Nick Stasulis (nstasuli) 01/15/2018
SW1321 Streamflow Measurements Using ADCP's 05/14/2018 05/18/2018 Iowa City, IA Jason McVay (jcmcvay)
SW1319 Streamflow Record Computation using ADVM's and Index-velocity Methods 06/11/2018 06/15/2018
Boise, ID Molly Wood (mswood) 04/03/2018
SW1321 Streamflow Measurements Using ADCP's 07/23/2018 07/27/2018
Boise, ID Mike Rehmel (msrehmel) 05/20/2018
SW2441 Intermediate StreamFlow Measurements Using ADCP's 08/13/18 08/17/2018 Asheville, NC Chad Wagner
SW1321 Streamflow Measurements Using ADCP's 08/20/2018 08/24/2018 Portland, ME Nick Stasulis (nstasuli) 06/10/2018
SW1321 Streamflow Measurements Using ADCP's 10/22/2018 10/26/2018 Portland, OR Marc Stewart (mastewar) 09/14/2018

Streamflow Measurements With ADCPs Refresher

This two day class is provided at local USGS Water Science Centers (WSC). Classes are scheduled based upon WSC demand and availability of instructors. The cost for up to 12 students is $2000 which covers class materials and salary of one instructor. The WSC also directly pays for any instructor travel.  Please contact Mike Rehmel for more information on scheduling.
Proposed FY2018 schedule.