Measuring Streamflow in 1920

Image: Measuring Streamflow in 1920

Detailed Description

H.D. McGlashan measures streamflow in the Merced River, circa 1920. Multiple velocity and water-depth measurements along a stream cross section are used to calculate the total volume of water passing a certain location over a specific period of time (cubic feet per second).

Location: Merced River, Yosemite National Park, California


Image Dimensions: 3032 x 4250

Date Taken:

Location Taken: Yosemite National Park, CA, US