Earth & Elements

Dye Tracing Experiment

Saturday 16 February
10.00am – 12.00pm & 1.00 – 3.00pm

Suitability: Strictly 12 Yrs+

Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian

£3 (children aged 12-16 go free)

Marble Arch Caves provide a glimpse into a fascinating, natural underworld of rivers, winding passages and lofty chambers and are a key site within the wider Geopark. Join the Geological Survey of Northern Ireland, Arup and Caves staff to hear about the hydrology of these fascinating caves while watching the Owenbrean River turn a luminous shade of green! Dye tracing is a method used by hydrogeologists to track and trace the flow of underground streams and rivers. Learn about the importance of dye tracing in the field of Geology and the various equipment used to carry out these exciting experiments. Find out more about the tracing experiments that have been carried out in the wonderfully wet Counties Fermanagh and Cavan!
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Marble Arch Caves
UNESCO Global Geopark
43 Marlbank Road
Enniskillen BT92 1EW


Marble Arch Caves