The following guidelines have been developed based on the recommendations and experience of staff at the USGS, the ECCC and researchers at the Center for Water Research and Technology (CETA) of the National University of Cordoba, Argentina. These guidelines are expected to evolve as we learn from our experiences.
An example field note has and a handy on-site video checklist have been provided and should be completed for measurements to be submitted to the Surface Velocity Work Group:
Images illustrating the application of Large Scale Particle Image Velocimetry. a) Mean displacement fields of the water surface of the Picso River, Pisco, Peru. b) Mean displacement fields of the flow over the dam spillway of Arroyo Corto River, Córdoba, Argentina
C. Marcelo Garcia
National University of Cordoba, Argentina