# National Water Information System
# Date Retrieved: USGS Water Data for the Nation Help System
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SADVM SWVL Velocity, Sideways looking ADVM Stream velocity measured using a sideways looking acoustic doppler velocity meter.
UADVM SWVL Velocity, Upward looking ADVM Stream velocity measured using an upward looking acoustic doppler velocity meter.
unkno SWVL unknown
V-EST SWVL Stream velocity, estimated Stream velocity, estimated
VADCP SWVL Stream velocity, ADCP Stream velocity, acoustic doppler current profiler
VADV SWVL Stream velocity, ADV Stream velocity, acoustic doppler velocimeter
VELC SWVL Velocity,Electromagnetic Vel Mtr Stream velocity measured using an Electromagnetic Velocity Meter
VICE SWVL Stream Velocity, Ice Vane Meter Stream velocity measured with Ice Vane Meter
VIPAA SWVL Velocity, Polymer Cup AA Meter Stream Velocity measured with a Price AA meter with polymer cups
VIPYG SWVL Velocity,Polymer Cup Pygmy Meter Stream Velocity measured with a Price Pygmy meter with polymer cups
VOPT SWVL Stream velocity, optical current Velocity measured by a surface velocity stroboscopic device
VOTT SWVL Stream velocity, horiz. shaft Stream velocity, horizontal shaft (Ott) meter
VPAA SWVL Stream velocity, Price AA Stream velocity, Price AA meter
VPYG SWVL Stream velocity, pygmy Stream velocity, Price pygmy meter
VRAD SWVL Stream velocity, radar Stream velocity, radar
VTIME SWVL Stream Velocity, Time of Travel Stream velocity measured by any time of travel method
VTRNS SWVL NWIS 4.8 Transferred Velocity The method used to measure the velocity is not known.
VULT SWVL Stream velocity, ultrasonic Stream velocity, ultrasonic meter