Field Skills

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Explorer

  • Map the spatial pattern of a geophysical variable using at least 100 observations. If topography, it must be 1000 observations.

Qualifiers: Matthew Vaughan, Maziar Kandelous

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Digger

  • Collect 12 sediment cores of at least 6’ (or 2 m) depth.

Qualifiers: Maziar Kandelous

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Paddler

  • Pass a course in boat operation for any kind of paddlecraft.

Qualifiers:

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Skipper

  • Pass a certification course in boat operation for any kind of motorized boat..

Qualifiers:

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Scuba

  • Pass a certification course in scuba diving.

Qualifiers:

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Field Pioneer

  • install a new instrument, demonstrate its operation, and write an SOP for it including photos and/or illustrations.

Qualifiers: Maziar Kandelous

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Field Skeptic

  • Calibrate 4 different types of water flux instruments. Plot calibration.

Qualifiers:

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Main Event

  • 12-event monitoring or sampling campaign.

Qualifiers:

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Persistence Pays

  • 12-month weekly monitoring.

Qualifiers: Maziar Kandelous

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Tenacious Observer

  • 12-week, daily summer observation campaign (normal work hours).

Qualifiers:

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Field Sergeant

  • Supervise a field crew of you and two others for 12 days of monitoring.

Qualifiers: Matthew Vaughan

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Field Lieutenant

  • Supervise a field crew of you and four others for 12 days of monitoring.

Qualifiers:

 

Plot Observer

  • Measure every water flux and storage term in a plot-scale water balance.

Qualifiers: Maziar Kandelous

 

Watershed Observer

  • Measure or estimate every water flux and storage term in a catchment-scale water balance.

Qualifiers:

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Apprentice Field Hydrologist

  • Complete 5 Field Hydrologist Skill Qualifications.

Qualifiers: Maziar Kandelous

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Adept Field Hydrologist

  • Complete 10 Field Lab Hydrologist Skill Qualifications.

Qualifiers: