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Title: Uncertainty in bathymetric surveys
Authors: Johnston, Shelley
Keywords: Bathymetric survey
Channel conditions
Geomorphic changes
Coastal Inlets Research Program (U.S.)
Publisher: Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Series/Report no.: Technical note (Coastal and Hydraulics Engineering (U.S.)) ; no.ERDC/CHL CHETN-IV-59
Abstract: PURPOSE: This Coastal and Hydraulics Engineering Technical Note (CHETN) presents a statistical methodology for assessing the uncertainty of bathymetric analyses. The uncertainty assessment is based on the reported accuracy of a bathymetric survey. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (HQUSACE) regularly conducts surveys to evaluate the navigability of waterways and to determine the pay quantity after a dredging project. The aerial extent and volume of subaqueous features can also be estimated from bathymetric data.
Description: Technical Note
Gov't Doc #: ERDC/CHL CHETN-IV-59
Rights: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited
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