SUBCOMMITTEE ON SEDIMENTATION

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SUBCOMMITTEE ON
SEDIMENTATION

Proposal to become
a subgroup under
the ACWI


September 9, 2003

History of SOS


April 1939
-

Founded as the
Interdepartmental Committee



April 1946
-

Became the SOS/Federal
Interagency River Basin Committee



September 1954

SOS/ Interagency
Committee on Water Resources


July 1965


SOS/ Water Resources Council.


September 1978

SOS/ Interagency
Advisory Committee on Water Data.

Principal Historical Activities


Technical Committee/Federal
Interagency Sedimentation
Project



Notes on Sedimentation
Activities



Sediment Deposition in U.S.
Reservoirs


Summary Reports

Principal Historical Activities

(Cont.)


Federal Interagency Sedimentation
Conferences



Evaluation of Computer Stream
Sedimentation Models



Bridge Scour Symposium



Federal Interagency Workshop on
Turbidity and Other Sediment
Surrogates

http://water.usgs.gov/pubs/circ/2003/circ1250/


CURRENT ACTIVITIES



Planning for the 8
th

Federal
Interagency Sedimentation
Conference


Reorganization of the Federal
Interagency Sedimentation Project


The Sediment Monitoring Instrument
and Analysis Research Workshop


Sediment activities web site

Purpose



Promotes and supports development
and standardization of equipment,
methodologies, and calibration and
performance criteria for the
collection, analysis, interpretation,
and interchange of fluvial
-
sediment
data and related technical
information.


Purpose
(cont.)


Evaluate sediment related
information and other relevant
issues and facts, and drafts
proposed position papers or
recommendations for improving the
availability, reliability, and
interpretation of information and
data about sediment conditions


Scope



Considers all quality and quantity
aspects of sediment transport and
deposition, and effects of sediment
in the environment



Considers policies, programs, and
activities for the collection, analysis,
assessment, archiving, distribution,
reporting, and use of sediment and
related information


Functions



Institutional partnerships



Data acquisition, reduction, and
analysis



Information management and
sharing



Methods and data comparability



Reporting and public education



Training


Current Members

Agricultural Research Service

Bureau of Land Management

Bureau of Reclamation

U.S. Environmental Protection
Agency

Federal Highway
Administration

U.S. Forest Service

International Boundary and
Water Commission

National Park Service

Office of Surface Mining
Reclamation and Enforcement

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Natural Resources
Conservation Service

U.S. Geological Survey

QUESTIONS