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Velocity Method

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# National Water Information System
# 2017/04/28
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# Date Retrieved: USGS Water Data for the Nation Help System
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meth_CD	meth_tp	meth_NM	meth_DS
5s	4s	32s	82s
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