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Hydrometry is the monitoring of the components of the hydrological cycle including rainfall, groundwater characteristics, as well as water quality and flow characteristics of surface waters.[1] The etymology of the term hydrometry is from Greek: ὕδωρ (hydor) 'water' + μέτρον (metron) 'measure'.

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  1. ^ Wubbo Boiten, Hydrometry, Francis and Taylor publishers. (2000)