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Streamflow Measurements using ADCPs (SonTek/RDI)

Course code: USGS-OED-WRD-SW1321
Course title: Streamflow Measurements using ADCPs (SonTek/RDI)
Description: This 5-day class provides an introduction to the use of ADCP's and ADP's for streamflow measurement. USGS employees are required to attend this class for routine operation of ADCPs. The class combines lectures and hand's-on use of ADCP's for collecting streamflow. The emphasis of this course will be on the practical aspects of using ADCP's for streamflow measurements. Some of the topics that will be covered during the course include (1) basic principles of ADCP operation, (2) configuration files, (3) basic procedures for streamflow measurement, (4) review ADCP measurements and compute discharge, and (5) trouble-shooting problems encountered in the field. Please see this url for further course offering information: http://hydroacoustics.usgs.gov/training/register.shtml
Objectives:
The objective of this course is to train hydrographers in the application of ADCPs for discharge measurement. This course is required by the Office of Surface Water in order to use ADCPs.
Target Audience:
Open to USGS Personnel and Cooperators.
Delivery method: ILT
Instructional hours: 40
Credits/CEUs: 0
Vendor: USGS-OSW
Contact:Mike Rehmel 317-600-2758
Prerequisites:USGS-OED-SW1321Pre-UDT
Requires Approval:Yes
Responsible Bureau:U.S. Geological Survey

Class Name Class Start Class End Location Contact # Seats Left Cost Registration
USGS-2014-0602-Boise, ID (1pm MT) 2014-06-02 2014-06-06 USGS Idaho Water Science Center (IDWSC)
Main Conference Room
Michael Rehmel
(317 600-2758)
0 $1,200.00 Not Open
USGS-2014-0721-Portland, ME (1pm ET) 2014-07-21 2014-07-26 Portland, ME
TBD
Michael Rehmel
(317 600-2758)
1 $1,200.00 Register
USGS-2014-0915-Madison, WI (1pm CT) 2014-09-08 2014-09-19 Wisconsin Water Science Center
TBD
Michael Rehmel
(317 600-2758)
8 $1,200.00 Register


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