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Techniques of Water-Resources Investigations 3-A5

Measurement of Peak Discharge at Dams by Indirect Methods

By Harry Hulsing

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Abstract

The series of manuals on techniques describes procedures for planning and executing specialized work in water-resources investigations. The material is grouped under major subject headings called books and further subdivided into sections and chapters; Section A of Book 3 is on surface water. The unit of publication, the chapter, is limited to a narrow field of subject matter. This format permits flexibility in revision and publication as the need arises.

Provisional drafts of chapters are distributed to field offices of the U.S. Geological Survey for their use. These drafts are subject to revision because of experience in use or because of advancement in knowledge, techniques, or equipment. After the technique described in a chapter is sufficiently developed, the chapter is published and is for sale by the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402.

Posted April 2010

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Suggested citation:

Hulsing, Harry, 1967, Measurement of peak discharge at dams by indirect methods: U.S. Geological Survey Techniques of Water-Resources Investigations, book 3, chap. A5, 29 p. (Also available at https://pubs.usgs.gov/twri/twri3-a5/.)



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