Fieldwork quiz

  • Created by: Aman
  • Created on: 12-05-15 11:09
Where did the fieldwork take place in?
Glenderaterra Beck, River Greta, Cumbria
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What was the hypothesis?
Efficiency increases as you go downstream
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What was the purpose of the fieldwork?
To test various aspects of the bradshaw model
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Which factor from the Bradshaw model explains why the HR should increase as you go downstream?
Channel width (and depth) increases as you go downstream
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What is the Aim of the fieldwork?
To test downstream changes of Glenderaterra Beck
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what should be included in a sketch of the river?
All of the following
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What 3 factors should be looked at when doing a risk assessment?
Risk, Prevention and Ongoing Assessment
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What method should be described?
Collecting wetted perimeter
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What equipment was used in the method?
(Plastic) Tape measure
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Why was this method done?
To identify the wetted perimeter
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What is the formula for Identifying the Hydraulic Radius/HR?
HR = Cross Sectional Area/Wetted Perimeter
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What secondary data was sought out during the fieldwork?
Previous fieldwork data; to plot scattergraphs to show impact of river over time
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What was the conclusion of the results?
Efficiency does increase as you go downstream
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How was the data (Cross Sectional Area) presented?
Scatter graph
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What is the spearmans rank coefficient?
Numerical representation showing the extent of which two factors correlate
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What was the Spearmans rank coefficient value for the fieldwork?
0.5524
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What does critical value mean?
Set of values that show the reliability of the data
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What was the critical value for 90% confidence?
0.4554
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What conclusion can be drawn if the 90% confidence level is not greater than the spearmans rank value?
A null hypothesis must be accepted
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What improvements can be done to the fieldwork for future students?
All of the following
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What work can be done in the future to further aid the findings?
Identifying the impact of human development on the HR and other aspects of the Bradshaw model i.e. discharge increasing as you go downstream
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What/who are the findings useful for?
All of the following
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