Measuring high flows in Fargo, ND

Measuring high flows in Fargo, ND

Detailed Description


An instrument called an acoustic Doppler current profiler (ADCP) takes streamflow measurements during flooding. The ADCP is attached to a buoy that is dragged in the water either alongside a boat or by hand. USGS hydrologist Dan Thomas points to the ADCP sensor on the Red River of the North during flooding in downtown Fargo, ND.


Image Dimensions: 2818 x 3762

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Location Taken: Fargo, ND, US