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Geographical Investigation Webinar: River Processes 14.9.2022

The aim of this webinar is to give teachers the opportunity to revise the various experiments involved in a river study, to develop fieldwork skills, which include careful observation and recording of information.  Some initial interpretation of the data will also be carried out.  Making sense of the results with the students will be discussed. 

Geographical Investigation: River Processes  – Webinar with Michèle Castiaux MSc. MSc. (Geology, Environmental Science).

Experiments covered will include:

  • River Velocity
  • Cross-section and river discharge calculation
  • River gradient
  • Valley profile
  • Bedload analysis
  • Field sketch and observation

This year, the focus will be on the role played by geomorphic processes on the formation of one landform in a fluvial environment (example of a meander).

Q & A session.

Learning Outcome:

  • Participants will have revised the various experiments involved in a river study and developing fieldwork skills

Michèle Castiaux is a professional geologist and environmental scientist, specialising in science communication, president of the IGA 2019-2020.

More on www.geologyandenvironment.com.

Course Properties

Course date 14-09-2022 7:00 pm
Course End Date 14-09-2022 8:00 pm
Cut off date 14-09-2022 4:45 pm
Individual Price Free
Speaker Michèle Castiaux
Number Hours 2
Location ZOOM online

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