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HESS | Articles | Volume 22, issue 2
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 22, 1491–1508, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-22-1491-2018
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Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 22, 1491–1508, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-22-1491-2018
© Author(s) 2018. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Research article 28 Feb 2018

Research article | 28 Feb 2018

Effectiveness of distributed temperature measurements for early detection of piping in river embankments

Silvia Bersan et al.

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Backward erosion piping is the cause of a significant percentage of failures and incidents involving dams and river embankments. In the past 20 years fibre-optic Distributed Temperature Sensing (DTS) has proved to be effective for the detection of leakages and internal erosion in dams. This work investigates the effectiveness of DTS for monitoring backward erosion piping in river embankments. Data from a large-scale piping test performed on an instrumented dike are presented and discussed.
Backward erosion piping is the cause of a significant percentage of failures and incidents...
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