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A Day of Office Work and Preparation (Jan. 4)

by Heng-Wei Tsai

Working in the office to prepare for fieldwork.

Working in the office to prepare for fieldwork.

After several days of sightseeing, we went to visit the city palace, Jantaar Mantar, the Taj Mahal, etc. On Jan. 4, we were back in Sehgal Foundation office. Everyone was ready to do some fieldwork, such as soil sampling, taking GPS locations, and taking measurements for

Preparing for our work in the field.

Preparing for our work in the field.

the Solinst machine. But before we could go out in the field, each of us needed to make sure all the devices were calibrated and ready to go. We prepared the calibration solutions in order to calibrate the solinst, and I personally needed to make sure the GPS had enough signal and the most up-to-date maps so we could get accurate coordinates in the field. Some

read research paper to learn about the E. coli test. Everyone had a busy but fun day preparing all the stuff, and then we were ready to go out in the field in India for the first time.

 

 

The Solinst water level meter.

The Solinst water level meter.

Water testing procedures.

Water testing procedures.

Last modified on June 21st, 2016
Posted on June 17th, 2016