Whitepaper: 5 Best Practices to Build Rating Curves

As a friend of the IAHS, you're invited to read the whitepaper “5 Best Practices for Building Better Stage-Discharge Rating Curves.” Discover how highly effective hydrographers build better stage-discharge rating curves, quickly and efficiently.

The whitepaper is available here in 3 languages: English | Français | Español!

1.    Have a Plan - discover best practices to modernize your quality management system, network design, technology & training.

2.    Understand the Science - gain a clear understanding of current science & engineering principles behind rating curve development.

3.    Systematically Analyze Your Data - use a hydraulics based approach to determine curve shape, slope & deviations.

4.    Manage the Variance - understand & mitigate for sources of variance by adaptively managing your monitoring plan.

5.    Qualify Derived Discharge Results - maintain records of data processing steps, data approval levels & quality grades.

A reliable rating curve is one that is credible, defensible, and minimizes re-work. Renowned hydrology expert Stuart Hamilton shares how you can build the best possible rating curves and gain the highest confidence in your calculations of flow.

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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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