Videos developed and used under the HGS project

 


 

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Training Videos
The training videos are available on the DVD. Because of the file size(s), many videos may be difficult to download or see directly from the web if the Internet is slow. Most can be viewed directly on Youtube. It the are needed for training purposes, it may be best to have the video on a DVD. Please contact Norplan or RuWatSIP for copies of the project DVD where all videos presented here are available in different file formats.




Geophysical Investigations Training and Equipment
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Lower resolution (faster) Training course covering geophysical surveys held at MRRD in June 2013. Practical training in using Electrical Resistitity Surveys outside MRRD compound. Andreas de Jong, Prof Eqrar and Hassan Safi from DACAAR supporting training.
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  Short video showing design/assembly and committioning of well logger in February- March 2015
Sampling method unfiltered and filtered samples..date:

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Lower resolution (faster) Training video sampling prepared by David Banks demonstrating how to handle sampling for unfiltered samples.Quality control and strict methodology need to be followed - always ( 3 min training video)
Higher resolution (slower) Lower resolution (faster) Training video showing collection of filtered water sample for inorganic analysis. ( 11 minutes)
Quality Control for Water Testing Laboratory Course date: June 2013
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Lower resolution (faster) Video showing activities for the Quality Control Water testing laboratory course.
Old drilling rig at work outside MRRD ..date:Jun 2013
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Lower resolution (faster) Just a brief film to show an old rotary rig at work just outside MRRD drilling a 70 meter borehole. (1.18 minutes)
Water Quality testing in Maymane, by DACAAR ..date:June2013
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In a classroom, the trainer demonstrating how to use the field kit for testing ARSENIC.

Training in DARRI language.

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Lower resolution (faster) Classroom training for use of pH and Salinity Meter. DACAAR course in Maymane in June 2013 (6 minutes)
Higher resolution (slower) Lower resolution (faster) Field testing of water using field kits. Tests for temperature, pH, salinity and turbidity demonstrated on water from hand-pump. Test in Maymane, DACAAR course, DARRI language (11 minutes)
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Alkalinity testing using field kits. Part 1 Sampling and first analysis. English language, by Dave Banks, 9 minutes
( Divided into two parts since film was too long for Youtube.)

Higher resolution (slower) Lower resolution (faster) Alkalinity testing using field kits. Part 2. Analysis using different kits and calculations needed for obtaining correct results. English language, 6 minutes by Dave Banks
Higher resolution (slower) Lower resolution (faster) 104 Mb, heavy) Membrane filtration. First tests on turbid riverwater tankered to MRRD for testing. May 2015
Course on Provincial Hydrogeological Surveys and Mapping ..September 2013
Higher resolution (slower) Lower resolution (faster) Prof. N. Eqrar presenting a brief background and history of hydregeological surveys in Afghanistan . ( 3 minutes)
Higher resolution (slower) Lower resolution (faster) What is a hydrogeological map?. David Banks at indroduction presentation in the RuWatSIP conference room. ( 3 min) English & Dari
       
Course (1.3) on Well Drilling Methods Date: September/October 2013
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Sieving analysis and demonstrations at MEW. Assadullah Yousuf and his team demonstrates how to split sample in two, weigh total sample and sieving fractions after shaking the sample in the sieves. Finally the soil particle distribution chart is prepared.

Higer resolution (slower) Lower resolution (faster) Demonstration of borehole drilling at MEW. Course participants can see how the rig is organized and set up to drill boreholes for water supplies development for for exploratory investigations. (2.5 minutes)
Higher resolution (slower) Lower resolution (faster) Drilling equipment used at MEW. A field visit by training course participants to MEW compound to see drilling equipment including drill-bits for rotary drilling rigs, raiser pipes, screens, drilling rigs, sampling pipes for percussion rigs, compressors and more. (8 minutes)