Stationary measurement data collection involves taking velocity profiles at several fixed locations across the width of a stream, river, or canal using the S5/M9 and then computing the resulting discharge.
This is the same technique as used with current meters such as the SonTek Flowtracker. The notable difference when conducting these profiles using RiverSurveyor Stationary Live software and S5/M9 instead is that the entire water column is profiled at once as opposed to measuring at fixed depths.
This is useful for applications that require:
For users requiring data playback only, RSSL is available free of charge. To collect S5/M9 data using RSSL and enjoy the full benefits of this package, purchase of an upgrade access code is necessary.
Visit http://www.sontek.com/sw/riversurveyor-live.php for details on the software upgrade. To learn more about the RiverSurveyor, contact a Fondriest Environmental product specialist at (888) 426.2151 or email@example.com.