New instrumentation for sediment dynamics studies

Thomas, Severine, Ridd, Peter V., and Smith, Peter J. (2002) New instrumentation for sediment dynamics studies. Marine Technology Society Journal, 36 (1). pp. 55-58.

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Abstract

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.

Item ID: 3490
Item Type: Article (Refereed Research - C1)
Keywords: equipment specifications; turbidity; optical sensor; electric resistivity; deposition; particle suspension; water erosion; measurement technique; instruments; sediments; particle transport; oceanography
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ISSN: 0025-3324
Date Deposited: 24 Jun 2009 01:01
FoR Codes: 02 PHYSICAL SCIENCES > 0299 Other Physical Sciences > 029999 Physical Sciences not elsewhere classified @ 33%
02 PHYSICAL SCIENCES > 0299 Other Physical Sciences > 029904 Synchrotrons; Accelerators; Instruments and Techniques @ 33%
04 EARTH SCIENCES > 0405 Oceanography > 040503 Physical Oceanography @ 34%
SEO Codes: 96 ENVIRONMENT > 9611 Physical and Chemical Conditions of Water > 961102 Physical and Chemical Conditions of Water in Coastal and Estuarine Environments @ 34%
96 ENVIRONMENT > 9699 Other Environment > 969999 Environment not elsewhere classified @ 33%
96 ENVIRONMENT > 9699 Other Environment > 969902 Marine Oceanic Processes (excl. Climate Related) @ 33%
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