integration dilution gauging

syn. pulse dilution gauging 

Determination of flow characteristics (velocity or discharge) by means of an instantaneous injection of a given quantity of a tracer and measurement of the pulse of tracer concentration, when good mixing is obtained, at some point downstream.

 

Source:

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

Posted on February 19, 2014 .