Measurement of Discharge Using Tracers

U.S. Geological Survey, Techniques of Water-Resources Investigations, Book 3, Chapter A16

By Frederick A. Kilpatrick and Ernest D. Cobb

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Section 1 -- 1.79 MB


Unit conversion

Symbols, definitions, and units





Slug-injection method

Section 2 -- 2.07 MB

Slug-injection method (cont'd)

Constant-rate injection method

The use of relative concentrations

Section 3 -- 1.71 MB

Mixing length

Injection schemes

Dye losses

Special measurement

Measurement during unsteady flow

Velocity area measurements

Selected bibliography

Appendix A - Computation of percentage mixing

Appendix B - Forms and sample computations




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