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Using models for the optimization of hydrologic monitoring

Usually we choose to put water monitoring stations in places where we have no data already. But it's more efficient to place stations so that they help to reduce uncertainty in the results of modeling. This analysis shows how to choose.

by Fienen, Michael N.; Hunt, Randall J.; Doherty, John E.; and Reeves, Howard W.
U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2011-3014
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Hydrology, Instrument design and development, Mathematical modeling
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