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Whitepaper: 5 KEY Elements of Hydrological Monitoring

Written for water resource managers, the whitepaper “5 Essential Elements of a Hydrological Monitoring Program” presents the latest industry standards and best practices for improving the availability, reliability, and accuracy of data for today's water monitoring programs.

1.     Quality Management System – read the latest international industry standards from the USGS, ISO, and WMO to improve your QMS.

2.     Network Design - get tips to optimize the design of your network to meet your monitoring objectives and account for the complexity of your watershed.

3.     Technology - consider new strategies for selecting technologies that can maximize your information-to-cost ratio over the lifespan of your devices.

4.     Training - discover how training can help minimize procedural blunders resulting from errors in data collection and data handling.

5.     Data Management - learn how modern systems help automate quality controls, build better rating curves, and publish defensible hydrological data.

Get your free whitepaper here!

About the Author: Stu Hamilton was a senior hydrometric technologist with Water Survey Canada for nearly 30 years and managed the operations of 500+  monitoring stations. He is an expert volunteer with WMO, ISO, NASH, and OGC. Stu is Senior Hydrologist at Aquatic Informatics – which provides the leading software suite to acquire, process, model, and publish water data.

Sent to you by the IAHS, on behalf of Aquatic Informatics.
This is not an endorsement of the Whitepaper or the AQUARIUS water data management system.

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