Dye Tracing Experiment at Marble Arch Caves (Part of NI Science Festival)
17 Feb 2018 @ 10am-12.30pm & 1.30pm-3pm - Meet at Marble Arch Caves, GPS: 54.25, -7.81
The Marble Arch Caves are a key site in the Marble Arch Caves UNESCO Global Geopark. They are one of Europe’s finest showcaves and provide a glimpse into a fascinating, natural underworld of rivers, winding passages and lofty chambers. Join the 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 hydrologists 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 different 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!
Suitable for 12 years plus, all children must be accompanied by an adult. Please be aware the showcave is not wheelchair accessible.
Event is free. Booking essential. For more information see www.nisciencefestival.com