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National bridge scour database

http://water.usgs.gov/osw/techniques/bs/BSDMS/

Database with detailed data on sites and data collected on scour (downward erosion by streamflow) at bridges, piers, and abutments in the United States.

by Federal Highway Administration (Cooperator); National Cooperative Highway Research Program (Cooperator); University of Louisville (Cooperator); and Kentucky Water Science Center (Sponsor)
Related topics:
Erosion, Hydraulic engineering, River reaches, Scour, Sediment transport, Bridges, Piers
Alternative formats of this information:
Compatible standard Format
FGDC-CSDGM Text XML JSON
CCM of Project Open Data JSON
ISO 19115 XML

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