References for Attenuation by Suspended Sediment
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Buchanan, Paul A., Schoellhamer, David H., and Sheipline, Robert C., 1995, "Summary of suspended-solids concentration data, San Francisco Bay, California, water year 1994," USGS Open-File Report 95-776

Hay, Alex E., "On the Remote Acoustic Detection of Suspended Sediment at Long Wavelengths," J. Geophys. Res. 88, 7525 (1983).

Kusuda, T., and Futawatari, Tl, 1992, "Simulation of suspended sediment transport in a tidal river," Wat. Sci. Tech. 26, 1421 (1992). [Sediment loads up to 5 kg/m^3; no particle size.]

Lee, Tai Hwan, and Daniel M. Hanes, "Direct inversion method to measure the concentration profile of suspended particles using backscattered sound," J. of Geophysical Res. 100, 2649 )1995).

Lynch, James F., Thomas F. Gross, Blair H. Brumley and Richard A Filyo, 1991, "Sediment concentration profiling in HEBBLE using a 1-MHz acoustic backscatter system," Marine Geology 99, 361-385

Sheng, Jinyu, and Alex E. Hay, "An examination of the spherical scatterer approximation in aqueous suspensions of sand," J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 83, 598 (1988).

Zhang, L., Gregor, D.J., and Vernet, J.-P., 1989, "Application of a digital filter for modelling river suspended sediment concentrations." J. Hydrol., 108: 267-279 [Data on suspended sediment; no particle size.]