Accession Number : ADA180583

Title :   Accuracy of Computed Water Surface Profiles. Supplement. Commercial Survey Guidelines for Water Surface Profiles,

Corporate Author : HYDROLOGIC ENGINEERING CENTER DAVIS CA

Report Date : JAN 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 101

Abstract : The Commercial Survey Guidelines for Water Surface Profiles report is a supplement to a report entitled Accuracy of Computed Water Surface Profiles. The document describes survey procedures for obtaining floodplain cross-sectional data used for computing water surface profiles. The procedures include: field survey, aerial spot elevation surveys, topographic maps, and hydrographic surveys. The accuracy and costs of the various methods are also presented.Keywords: Water, Surface, Profiles, Cross Sections, Survey, Accuracy, Field Surveys, Aerial, Elevation Surveys, Topographic Maps, Hydrographic Surveys, Cost Estimates.

Descriptors :   *FLOOD PLAINS, *MAPPING, ACCURACY, COMMERCIAL EQUIPMENT, INSTRUCTIONS, SURVEYS, COST ESTIMATES, ELEVATION, FIELD CONDITIONS, HYDROGRAPHIC SURVEYING, WATER, AIRBORNE, PROFILES, CROSS SECTIONS, TOPOGRAPHIC MAPS, AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHS, DATA ACQUISITION, CIVIL ENGINEERING, COMMERCE, COMPUTATIONS

Subject Categories : Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology
      Cartography and Aerial Photography

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE