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Eulerian current measurement


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A technique for measuring the direction and speed of water movement at a series of fixed points. A current-measuring device is held at a fixed point and as the water flows past its speed is measured. A series of measurements taken at different times or places may be plotted on a map as individual current vectors or streamlines. A number of devices exist for Eulerian current measurement, the most common being the propeller-type current meter.

Subjects: Ecology and Conservation — Earth Sciences and Geography.


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