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Turbidity and Other Sediment Surrogates Workshop
List of Extended Abstracts

Appendix 2: Papers submitted as part of U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1250, "Turbidity and Other Sediment Surrogates Workshop," April 30-May 2, 2002, Reno, NV. Circular 1250, excluding the contents of appendix 2, can be accessed at

A complete lising of all extended abstracts on this page (82 pages). (pdf = 3.0M)

Agrawal, Y.C., and Pottsmith, H.C., New isokinetic version of the LISST technology targest needs of the Federal Subcommmittee on Sedimentation

Ankorn, P.D., and Landers, M.N., Lessons learned from turbidity field monitoring of 12 metropolitan Atlantic streams

Burke, J.R., Methods for continuous automated turbidity monitoring in British Columbia, Canada

Christensen, V.G., Rasmussen, P.P., and Ziegler, A.C., Comparison of estimated sediment loads using continuous turbidity measurements and regression analysis

Eads, Rand, Continuous turbidity monitoring in streams of northwestern California

Gartner, J.W., Estimation of suspended solids concentrations based on acoustic backscatter intensity: Theoretical background

Glysson, G.D., and Gray, J.R., Total suspended solids data for use in sediment studies

Gray, J.R., The need for surrogate technologies to monitor fluvial-sediment transport

Holdren, G.C., Biological aspects of turbidity and other optical properties of water

Horowitz, A.J., The use of rating (transport) curves to predict suspended sediment concentration: A matter of temporal resolution

Lewis, Jack, Estimation of suspended sediment flux in streams using continuous turbidity and flow data coupled with laboratory concentrations

Madej, M.A., Wilzbach, Margaret, Cummins, Kenneth, Ellis, Colleen, and Hadden, Samantha, The contribution of suspended organic sediments to turbidity and sediment flux

Melis, T.S., Topping, D.J., and Rubin, D.M., Testing laser-based sensors for continuous, in-situ monitoring of suspended sediment in the Colorado River, Grand Canyon, Arizona

Papacosta, Kemon, Turbidity calibration standards evaluated from a different perspective

Patiño, Eduardo, and Byrne, M.J., Use of acoustic instruments for estimating total suspended solids concentrations in streams — the south Florida experience

Pavelich, M.P., Turbidity studies at the National Water Quality Laboratory

Pratt, Thad, and Parchure, Trimbak, OBS calibration and field measurements

Pruitt, Bruce, Use of turbidity by State agencies

Rasmussen, P.P., Bettett, Trudy, Lee, Casey, and Christensen, V.G., Continuous in-situ measurement of turbidity in Kansas streams

Rasmussen, P.P., Christensen, V.G., and Ziegler, A.C., Real-time water-quality monitoring in Kansas

Sadar, Mike, Turbidity instrumentation -- an overview of today's available technology

Schoellhamer, D.H., Buchanana, P.A., and Ganju, N.K., Ten years of continuous suspended-sediment concentration monitoring in San Francisco Bay and delta

Swietlik, W.F., Managing turbidity, suspended solids and bedded sediments under the Clean Water Act - the EPA perspective

Uhrich, M.A., The advantage of continuous turbidity monitoring: A lesson from the North Santiam River basin, Oregon, 1998-2002

Uhrich, M.A., Determination of total and clay suspended-sediment loads from instream turbidity date in the North Santiam River basin, Oregon: 1998-2000

Wagner, R.J., Guidelines and standard procedures for monitoring turbidity

Warner, Richard, and Sturm, Terry, Turbidity as a surrogate to estimate the effluent suspended sediment concentration of sediment controls at a construction site in the southeastern United States

Wren, D.G., and Kuhnle, R.A., Surrogate techniques for suspended-sediment measurement

Ziegler, A.C., Issues related to use of turbidity measurements as a surrogate for suspended sediment

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