march, 2020

14mar10:00 am3:00 pmDynamic Dye Tracing Experiment

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Event Details

The majestic Marble Arch Caves provide a glimpse into a fascinating, natural underworld of rivers, winding passages and lofty chambers and are a key site within the wider UNESCO Global Geopark.

Join Geological Survey of Northern Ireland and Marble Arch Caves staff to hear about the hydrology of these fascinating caves while watching the Owenbrean River turn a luminous shade of green!  Dye tracing is a method used by hydrogeologists to track and trace the flow of underground streams and rivers.  Learn about the importance of dye tracing in the field of Geology and the various equipment used to carry out these exciting experiments. Find out more about the tracing experiments that have been carried out in the wonderfully wet County Fermanagh!

This is an outdoor event with a visit to the Marble Arch Caves, please wear comfortable outdoor walking boots/wellingtons and bring waterproof clothing with warm layers (hats, gloves etc)

Booking Details: Booking in advance is essential and can be done online. Let the fun begin!

Time

(Saturday) 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Location

Marble Arch Caves

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