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Research in the Lab and Field (Jan. 11)

Working in the lab at the Sehgal Foundation.

Working in the lab at the Sehgal Foundation.

Identifying crops using aerial photographs.

Identifying crops using aerial photographs.

by Heng-Wei Tsai

After three days in Roorkee, we headed back to the Sehgal Foundation. Jan. 11 was another fieldwork day in Ghahgas, except for Ashley and me. We stayed in the office to continue working on the unfinished research. At first I helped Ashley shake the sieve set. I tried to shake it evenly so we could determine the grain size distribution from the reading. We have totally of 18 sample bags, each of which takes about a half an hour to shake, weigh, and record the data on the spreadsheet. Ashley and I also tried to test more samples in order to

Lab work at the Sehgal Foundation.

Lab work at the Sehgal Foundation.

calculate the 5 to 1 ratio and the salinity of the soil. We spent several hours completing these tasks. For me, I am still working on the research about how to identify the crops using aerial photographs. Overall, it is another peaceful and happy day here in India.

 

 

Fieldwork in Ghahgas.

Fieldwork in Ghahgas.

 

Fieldwork in Ghahgas.

Fieldwork in Ghahgas.

 

 

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