Use Of Thermal Measurements With Different Spatial Resolutions To Monitor The Internal Structure Of Stratified Water Bodies
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Francisco is an associate professor at the Pontifica Universidad Catolica de Chile.

Specialty: Hydrogeology and hydrology, water and energy interaction, temperature distribution measurements using fiber-optic Distributed Temperature Sensing, salt-gradient solar ponds, direct contact membrane distillation, renewable energies, pollutant transport models.

                       

Use Of Thermal Measurements With Different Spatial Resolutions To Monitor The Internal Structure Of Stratified Water Bodies

In the last decade, fiber-optic distributed temperature sensing (DTS) methods have gained ground among researches and have been used to measure the thermal profile of natural water bodies. DTS technology enables the use of a fiber-optic cable for both data transmission and temperature sensing at large extensions, offering an alternative for continuous measurements at a wide range of spatial scales that otherwise would require several connections and instruments. An interesting application of these temperature measuring systems at high spatial resolution...

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