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Lab7_Stream - STREAM FLOWS Stream Lab Protocol and...

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STREAM FLOWS Stream Lab Protocol and Instructions for a pleasant spring day in the field. Detailed Google map for location of the stream lab: http://maps.google.com/maps?q=College+Park,+MD&oe=utf-8&client=firefox- a&ie=UTF8&split=0&gl=us&ei=cvvUScamNqXflQfh9dDcDA&ll=38.988444,- Directions from the South Entrance: Take Route 1 NE (Left from School Exit) Take your first Right on Lakeland Drive. Follow road down until the stop sign. Turn Right onto Rhode Island Ave. At the Corner of Rhode Island Ave and Pierce Ave. is the trail head to the stream lab site and the meeting spot (on the map, located mid-right side) You can follow Pierce Ave. down to the public school and park in the parking lot nearest the baseball fields. You can follow the foot trail through the Lakeland community park for the scenic tour, though it may take a few minutes longer than the roads sidewalk path. Travel Time: You can get to the site within 15 minutes from campus, though if you are on the other side of campus it may take a bit longer. Please, Please, Please leave early so that everyone is on time. If you are late you can try to follow the footpath trail south, across the streams footbridge and the group should be on the right, up the stream, nearest the stone point bar. Good luck geographers, and see you on stream lab day. Dress: Please dress accordingly, pants, good shoes, and warm clothes. Some may volunteer to put on the hip boots and take stream measurements, or we will choose randomly from the crowd . Weather Warning : If there is inclement weather, there will be an email before 1.5 hours before your scheduled lab. However, light rain will not stop the lab from being conducted! Conducting analysis and submitting the lab: You will be turning in this lab the following week so you have time to perform the analysis. Please bring your results to the 201 midterm scheduled on April 16. If you are not taking Geog 201, you may leave the assignment in your designated TA’s mailbox or bring it by the lecture hall before the exam. See you on the stream! 88
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STREAM FLOWS Exercise 7: Stream Flow 89
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STREAM FLOWS REQUIRED MATERIAL 1. This lab manual. 2. Meter Stick 4. Calculator. 5. Appropriate outdoor clothing; the exercise takes place along a riverbank. 6. Electromagnetic current meter, metric tape. REQUIRED READING 1. This exercise—be familiar with all terms in bold . 2. Chapter 11 in Elemental Geosystems . INTRODUCTION The focus of this exercise is to measure the stage, velocity, and discharge for a small, local stream to understand basic fluvial processes. The science of water systems is called hydrology . The study of hydrology involves the discovery, uses, control, conservation, and properties of the
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This note was uploaded on 10/05/2009 for the course GEOG 201 taught by Professor Prince during the Spring '07 term at Maryland.

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