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The aim of my inv estigation was to ev aluate the relativ e influence of the v ariables identified by the Bradshaw M odel
on the pattern of discharge along a section of upland riv er. I used Spearman's Rank Correlation Coefficient (rs) to
determine the strength of the relationship…

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A risk assessment was conducted prior to the trip, which involved
the identification of risks and how to prevent them. When at the
site we carried out an ongoing risk assessment. At site 5 and 6
How did you respond to risks associated there was the consideration that in places…

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In order to calculate the discharge (cumecs), of the riv er we had to work out v elocity x cross-sectional area.
We carried out 2 methods of measuring v elocity :
1) We set up 2 poles, 10m apart and timed how long it took for an orange to trav…

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To evaluate the relative influence of the variables
identified by the Bradshaw Model (cross-sectional
State the aim of your investigation area, average velocity, efficiency and relative friction
as determined by bedload size and shape i.e.
gradient and channel smoothness) on the pattern of
discharge along a section of upland stream.…

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Quantitative data is referred to as data in numbers. It is easily measured, compared
and analysed. It is usually in the form of numbers/ statistics. An example of
quantitative data gathered in my investigation was that of velocity, calculated using a

With reference to your results, Hydroprop. However, there are…

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