Hydrographer in the field.

The Australian Hydrographers association (AHA) has successfully convinced the Australian New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations (ANZSCO) to officially adopt hydrography as a profession. In Canada, 30,000 job titles are managed by Human Resources and Skills Development Canada. Under the general category ‘2113 geoscientists and oceanographers’, one could be one of 60 occupations studying earth science. Under ‘2114 - meteorologists and climatologists’ one could be one...

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Red staff gauge.

Have you ever tried to explain the semantic difference between stage, gauge height and water level? Or why the distinction is even needed or useful? Water level seems obvious enough and I use this term for any still pool (e.g. reservoir) where the height of the water surface is uniform. I use the term stage where the height of a flowing water surface is a function...

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