five-point method

Method for determining the mean velocity in the vertical in a stream of depth H on the basis of a weighted average of velocity observations at depths 0, 0.2H, 0.6H, 0.8H, H below the water surface. (GHP)

 

Source:

UNESCO/WMO International Glossary of Hydrology (2nd revised ed., 1992)

Posted on February 17, 2014 .