Training in Field Hydrology for students of Sirsi College of Forestry, 17th August, Hosagadde, Sirsi, Karnataka

A group of 55 students from the Sirsi College of Forestry were trained on field hydrology methods for one day on 17th August followed by a theoretical lecture session in the Collge by Dr. Jagdish Krishnaswamy on the 21st of August.

The bachelor students were introduced to the basics of hydrology with reference to the Western Ghats specially in the Uttara Kannada region. During the field session, the students were taught to measure stream profile and velocity. They were shown how to measure discharge using salt dilution technique.

(left) Dr. Jagdish taking theoretical session for the Forestry Students. (right) Vote of thanks

(left) Students taking stream profile and velocity measurements. (right) Ajey explaining the principal of flumes

(left) Yogesh explaining the tipping bucket rain gauge
(right) Carbon respiration experiment being demonstrated by Raghvendra