ASTM International - ASTM D5073-02(2007)

Standard Practice for Depth Measurement of Surface Water

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 15 June 2007
Status: historical
Page Count: 13
ICS Code (Water of natural resources): 13.060.10
significance And Use:

This is a general practice intended to give direction in the selection of depth measuring procedures and equipment for use under a wide range of conditions encountered in surface water bodies.... View More

scope:

1.1 This practice guides the user in selection of procedures commonly used to measure depth in water bodies that are as follows:

Sections
Procedure A-Manual Measurement6 through 11
Procedure B-Electronic Sonic-Echo Sounding12 through 13
Procedure C-Electronic Nonacoustic Measurement14 through 15

The text specifies depth measuring terminology, describes measurement of depth by manual and electronic equipment, outlines specific uses of electronic sounders, and describes an electronic procedure for depth measurement other than using sonar.

1.2 The references cited and listed at the end of this practice contain information that may help in the design of a high quality measurement program.

1.3 The information provided on depth measurement is descriptive in nature and not intended to endorse any particular item of manufactured equipment or procedure.

1.4 This practice pertains to depth measurement in quiescent or low-velocity flow. For depth measurement related to stream gaging see Test Method D 3858. For depth measurements related to reservoir surveys see Guide D 4581.

This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

Document History

January 1, 2013
Standard Practice for Depth Measurement of Surface Water
1.1 This practice guides the user in selection of procedures commonly used to measure depth in water bodies that are as follows:   Sections Procedure A—Manual Measurement  6 through 11 Procedure...
ASTM D5073-02(2007)
June 15, 2007
Standard Practice for Depth Measurement of Surface Water
1.1 This practice guides the user in selection of procedures commonly used to measure depth in water bodies that are as follows: Sections Procedure A-Manual Measurement 6 through 11 Procedure...
July 10, 2002
Standard Practice for Depth Measurement of Surface Water
1.1 This practice guides the user in selection of procedures commonly used to measure depth in water bodies that are as follows: Sections Procedure A-Manual Measurement 6 through 11 Procedure...
January 1, 1996
Standard Practice for Depth Measurement of Surface Water
1.1 This practice guides the user in selection of procedures commonly used to measure depth in water bodies that are as follows: Sections Procedure A---Manual Measurement 6 through 11 Procedure...
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