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Fluvial Sediment

Announcements
Bedload-Surrogate Monitoring Technologies, USGS Scientific Investigations Report 2010-5091, by J.R. Gray, Jonathan B. Laronne, and Jeffrey D. G. Marr

Guidelines and Procedures for Computing Time-Series Suspended-Sediment Concentrations and Loads from In-Stream Turbidity-Sensor and Streamflow Data -- Chapter 4 of Book 3, Applications of Hydraulics Section C, Sediment and Erosion Techniques, By Patrick P. Rasmussen, John R. Gray, G. Douglas Glysson, and Andrew C. Ziegler

Sediment Conferences, Workshops and Events
Future, compiled by the Subcommittee on Sedimentation

Past USGS-led Workshops:

Sediment Monitoring Instrument Research and Analysis Research Workshop, September 9-11, 2003, Flagstaff, Arizona
Turbidity and Other Sediment Surrogates Workshop, April 30-May 2, 2002
Sediment Technology for the 21st Century, February 17-19, 1998, St. Petersburg, FL
USGS Sediment Workshop Proceedings, February 4-7, 1997, Reston, VA and Harpers Ferry, WV

General Fluvial Sediment Information and Publications
Selected Fluvial Sediment-Related Publications
National Sediment Laboratory Quality Assurance Program
Bridge Scour
USGS Sediment Memorandum

Training
Sediment Data Collection Training Course SW1091TC - 5 days
QW1169TC - Geomorphic Analysis of Fluvial Systems
ID2020TC - Modeling Flow and Transport in a Riverine Environment, 5 days
SW1091TC - Sediment Data-Collection Techniques, 5 days
SW2096TC - Sediment Records Computation & Interpretation, 5 days
SW2008TC - Watershed System Modeling I, 5 days
SW3018TC - Watershed System Modeling II, 5 days

Software
SLEDS - Cascades Volcano Observatory SedLab - SLEDS Program
MODEIN - Computation of total sediment discharge by the modified Einstein procedure
SEDDISCH - Computation of fluvial sediment discharge
SEDSIZE - Particle-size statistics of fluvial sediments
TURBIDITY LOAD-COMPUTATION WORKSHEET - Facilitate computation of suspended-sediment loads from continuous water-discharge and continuous turbidity data as described in USGS Techniques and Methods Report Book 3 C4

Instrumentation & Technology
Federal Interagency Sedimentation Project: Mark Landers, Chief
Sediment Technology for 21st Century: John Gray

Other Technology Publications

Monitoring & Databases
Summary of U.S. Geological Survey On-Line Instantaneous Fluvial Sediment and Ancillary Data
OSW Technical Memorandum No. 99.02, Description of USGS Historical Daily Value Sediment Data Base
USGS Historical Sediment Data Base

Reservoir Sedimentation Databases
RESSED--An Interactive Database and Website on U.S. REServoir SEDimentation Surveys, by the Subcommittee on Sedimentation
RESSED--AGU-Eos News Article on RESSED (Vol. 90, No. 23, p. 199, June 2009)
RESSED--An Online REServoir SEDimentation Survey Database for the United States, an abstract approved for publication in the Proceedings, "From Dust Bowl to Mud Bowl" Sedimentation, Conservation Measures and the Future of Reservoirs," Sept. 14-16, 2009, Kansas City, MO.
RESIS-II: An Updated Version of the Original Reservoir Sedimentation Survey Information System (RESIS) Database, by Katherine V. Ackerman, David M. Mixon, Eric T. Sundquist, Robert F. Stallard, Gregory E. Schwarz, and David W. Stewart

Research & Modeling
USGS, Water Resources Division, National Research Project, Geomorophology and Sediment Transport Projects
USGS, Geologic Division, Coastal and Marine Geology Program
Toxics Program

Virtual Sediment Action Committee

USGS Water Discipline Sediment Laboratories
Location, Personnel, and Services
Summaries from the 1998 and 2011 USGS Sediment Laboratory Workshops

2011 National Sediment Laboratory Workshop, Tampa, Florida

1998 National Sediment Laboratory Workshop, Baton Rouge, LA

Coordination of Federal Sedimentation Activities
Federal Interagency Subcommittee on Sedimentation

Current and Proposed International Sedimentation Activities
World Association for Sedimentation and Erosion Research (WASER)
Bedload Research International Cooperative (BRIC)
Proposed International Watershed Research Network

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