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Constituent loads in small streams: the process and problems of estimating sediment fluxAuthor(s): R. B. Thomas
Source: EOS, Transactions, American Geophysical Union 70(43): 1105-1106
Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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DescriptionConstituent 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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CitationThomas, 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
KeywordsPSW4351, constituent loads, measurement, pumping sampler
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