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A procedure was developed for surveying cross sections using a sag tape with unequal end elevations. The procedure is as accurate as traditional engineer's level surveys, is faster and easier, and can be programed for a digital computer by following the flow diagram which is provided.
Author(s): Gary A. Ray, Walter F. Megahan
Keywords: survey, cross sections, streambank erosion, channel degradation, channel aggradation, aquatic habitat, water profiles, erosion, deposition, profiles
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. INT-GTR-47. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 12 p.
Year: 1979
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