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Lougton Brook Epping Forest - river study.

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Vikki Hatch INTRODUCTION Aim We will be going to Lougton Brook which is a small stream which flows through Epping Forest and the town of Loughton, in Essex this make it an ideal case study through which to explore river and how they change as you move down stream. Epping Forest it self is 12 mile long.. The main reason is that we wanted to see river processes and landforms in real life that you had only seen in class and it it experience it see to make a better knowledge. Also because it helpful find out more about a natural feature of the landscape in this investigation. ...read more.


This mean that the river itself will be shallow compare to a season when there has been a high rainfall Prediction I shall be excepting when we go to epping forest and study the river moving downstream that the stream order will increase. The size of the pebbles will decrease in size and will also became less smoth for Site A till we reach and collect our result at Site C. When we forest collect our result at Site A I except the river to be very narrow and the shallowest of all the sites. This site will be found closer toward the source. ...read more.


as increase stream order 2 ranging poles flat on the bank to form tape measure a right angle second pole is then measured from the bank till the water by a tape measure channel at bank water width and 1m ruler width water width together cross sectinal mytiplying water width useful calulate discharge area with water dept float time placing cork in water and cork 1m ruler m ruler time how long take travel 1 meter gradient place two ranging poles gradient show how 2 raining poles measure angels using how the land slopes cliometer gun gun cliometer water width tape measure one side how width size change tape measure to other starting place as increase stream order where the bank to water end ...read more.

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