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Acoustic Doppler Velocity Meter

Detailed Description

An acoustic Doppler velocity meter mounted on a track for instream deployment. The USGS deployed devices similar to this on at three monitoring sites on northern Idaho's Kootenai River to estimate sediment concentrations in the spawning habitat of the endangered Kootenai River white sturgeon. Sediment monitoring is important to the ongoing habitat restoration efforts of the Kootenai Tribe of Idaho.


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