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Hydrologic Instrumentation Facility (Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

Detailed Description

The new Hydrologic Instrumentation Facility (HIF) on the University of Alabama Campus at Tuscaloosa, AL. The new facility is a national USGS capability that includes:

  • state-of-the-art laboratories for developing, fabricating, and testing instrumentation;
  • hydraulic laboratory for research and instrument evaluations equipped with wave-maker, sediment capability, and the national water-velocity reference, and;
  • classrooms and audio-visual studio for training USGS professional and technical staff.


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