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Earth Institute Research Projects

Improving Methods of Measuring Surface Water Flow Patterns and Velocities

Lead PI: Dr. David T. Ho

Unit Affiliation: Geochemistry, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO)

August 2008 - August 2013
Inactive
North America
Project Type: Research

DESCRIPTION: The project will work to develop technological improvements to, and field testing of, tracer release and recover for measuring sheetflow in the Everglades. The new sheetflow tracer measurements' sampling rate to two per second.

SPONSOR:

National Park Service/Department of the Interior

FUNDED AMOUNT:

$295,931

EXTERNAL COLLABORATORS:

South Florida Natural Resources Center, Florida International University

KEYWORDS

tracers natural resource management water florida everglades sheetflow technology