The DH-48 a lightweight sampler for collection of suspended sediment samples where wading rod suspension is used.
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Will the Rickly DH-48 Integrated Sediment Sampler allow us to measure the rate at which sediment is flowing into our lake from its main tributary?
The Rickly DH-48 depth-integrated sediment sampler is designed to take continuous suspended-sediment samples. When used alone, this sampler will only measure a concentration, and not a flow rate. It is lowered from the water's surface to the bottom and raised again at a constant rate of speed to collect a depth-integrated suspended-sediment sample. The sediment-to-fluid volume can be measured to determine concentration. If it is used with a flow meter, or a velocity and depth sensor, sediment flow can be calculated.
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