There are numerous suitable sized water ways that are easily accessible
and comfortable for these exercises. All Zones in New Zealand have
rivers suitable for students to use.
choose an appropriate river for your group as rivers are constantly changing.
Velocity Discharge & Bed load
studies involve in wet feet. KANES
provide the facilities and worksheets for groups wanting to take these readings
(advance notification needed).
Students enter the river in groups of 4 or 5 and take the appropriate depth
and flow measurements then work as a team to complete the calculations for
both flow rate and discharge rate. This exercise takes over an hour
and is often a highlight to remember about the tour when taken seriously and
the concepts are understood.
KANES provide simple equipment and
worksheets for groups wanting to include this activity. (Prior
booking needed - no extra cost)
tailor your experiences
meet your interests.