A tributary of the River Esk, near Danby in North York Moors National Park. Best setting is a small river with normal river level well below wellies depth, with easy access to at least three sites.
KS3 (Scotland Level 3)
This activity is led by the North York Moors Education Service: 01439 772700
An opportunity to practise fieldwork techniques and collect data from up to 3 sites in the River Esk catchment in the North York Moors. Includes measurement of channel width, depth, velocity, bed load, gradient. Can also include kick sampling for freshwater invertebrates and interpretation of results to assess water quality. Half day or full day led by National Park Leaders.
More information on this activity can be found on the North York Moors website.
Outdoors, Field techniques, geography