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    Author(s): R. B. Thomas
    Date: 1989
    Source: EOS, Transactions, American Geophysical Union 70(43): 1105-1106
    Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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    Constituent loads in small streams are often estimated poorly. This is especially true for discharge-related constituents like sediment, since their flux is highly variable and mainly occurs during infrequent high-flow events. One reason for low-quality estimates is that most prevailing data collection methods ignore sampling probabilities and only partly account for variations in constituent flow

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    Thomas, R. B. 1989. Constituent loads in small streams: the process and problems of estimating sediment flux. EOS, Transactions, American Geophysical Union 70(43): 1105-1106

    Keywords

    PSW4351, constituent loads, measurement, pumping sampler

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