Standard Historical Last Updated: Aug 16, 2017
ASTM D4581-86(2001)

Standard Guide for Measurement of Morphologic Characteristics of Surface Water Bodies


1.1 This guide describes the methods used for defining the morphologic characteristics of surface water bodies. This guide references manuals that provide various rationale and procedures necessary to conduct a morphologic survey.

1.2 The references were written for specific agency use and may not be applicable in all cases (1-6).

1.3 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The SI units in parentheses are provided for information only.

1.4 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.

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Book of Standards Volume: 11.02
Developed by Subcommittee: D19.07
Pages: 11
DOI: 10.1520/D4581-86R01
ICS Code: 13.060.10