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Northern Ireland Science Festival Dynamic Dye Tracing Experiment

The majestic 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 UNESCO Global Geopark.

Join Geological Survey of Northern Ireland and Marble Arch 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 County Fermanagh!

This is an outdoor event with a visit to the Marble Arch Caves, please wear comfortable outdoor walking boots/wellingtons and bring waterproof clothing with warm layers (hats, gloves etc)

Booking Details: Booking in advance is essential, bookings must be made online through Get Invited NI Science Festival ticketing partner).  Booking will go live from Thursday 9th January 2020.


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Northern Ireland Science Festival Dynamic Dye Tracing Experiment
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Date: 15/02/2020
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Time: There are two sessions: Morning Session 10:00-12:00 Afternoon Session 13:00 - 15:00
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Location: Meet at Marble Arch Caves Visitor Centre
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Duration: Approximately 2 hours
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Ability Level: All ( children must be 14 years plus and accompanied by an adult)
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Accessibility: Not suitable for persons with restricted mobility or wheel chair access
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Booking Information: Event Price: £5.00 per person
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