PROJECT IDEAS AND PROGRESS REPORTS
Invitations to join in the following, or other projects or partnerships, would be most welcome.
Status Codes: E=enquiry, F=funding sought, C=consultation in progress, W=work in progress
CATEGORY TYPE SPECIFICS STATUS BANKS campshedding longevity/costs of different types. Cost/benefit analysis erosion examine concept of cycle of erosion, variations with soil type, bank angle and weed population W BOATS ventilation comparison of boat v caravan microclimates in same locations. Patterns of air movement E pollution exhaust particulates and gases: composition and concentrations in lock chambers vs open air W pollution hull coatings: painted samples using different coatings/waters: examine changes in water and underwater growths electrolysis measure earth currents/pds between boat & bank (and boat & boat) for various types of walling archaeology measurement and recording of derelict craft F TOWPATH ecology Ecological survey alongside different surfacing materials. Eg limestone, crushed brick, ash, granite, red shale, tarmac surface pH readings in adjacent soil for above materials drainage none, camber, slope to/from waterway usage correlation of users to surface types? WATER quality turbidity monitoring for different channel types/cross-sections and usage E WORKS dredging ecological management C
All other items seeking partnerships and participants
As at: Sunday, July 24, 2005