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Snapshots

  1. The notorious bug-catching net

    Snapshot Title: The notorious bug-catching net
    Taken by: kparis

    Image: 120717-Churchill Arctic Ecology-Goose Creek Bog-Amanda Quadrat
    Image Owner: Alex Smith



    Description:

    This net caught many a dragonfly during its excursions with the Arctic Ecology crew. Here its appears to be searching for insects on its own accord



  2. Bog adventurer

    Snapshot Title: Bog adventurer
    Taken by: kparis

    Image: 120717-Churchill Arctic Ecology-Goose Creek Bog-Amanda Quadrat
    Image Owner: Alex Smith



    Description:

    Here we have Alex Smith himself wandering through the bog!



  3. Crunchy Reindeer lichen

    Snapshot Title: Crunchy Reindeer lichen
    Taken by: kvalkova

    Image: 120717-Churchill Arctic Ecology-Goose Creek Bog-Amanda Quadrat
    Image Owner: Alex Smith



    Description:

    Getting ready to head to the lab in a sorting tray! After being keps in containers the reindeer lichen became soft.



  4. Hands in my pockets

    Snapshot Title: Hands in my pockets
    Taken by: kvalkova

    Image: 120717-Churchill Arctic Ecology-Goose Creek Bog-Amanda Quadrat
    Image Owner: Alex Smith



    Description:

    Cause who DOESN'T carry an extra set of hands around just in case?



  5. Mosquito in shade

    Snapshot Title: Mosquito in shade
    Taken by: Yurak Jeong

    Image: 120717-Churchill Arctic Ecology-Goose Creek Bog-Amanda Quadrat
    Image Owner: Alex Smith



    Description:

    A culicid finds refuge from the scorching mid-day sun under the leaf of a labrador tea (Rhododendron subarcticum). Or perhaps it's just biding its time for an unsuspecting field ecology student to pas...



  6. Corner of a sorting tray

    Snapshot Title: Corner of a sorting tray
    Taken by: msparkes

    Image: 120717-Churchill Arctic Ecology-Goose Creek Bog-Amanda Quadrat
    Image Owner: Alex Smith



    Description:

    We used shallow plastic containers to collect dip-net samples from aquatic habitats. This would allow us to see and identify many the aquatic species, no matter how small!



  7. Quadrat tape

    Snapshot Title: Quadrat tape
    Taken by: msparkes

    Image: 120717-Churchill Arctic Ecology-Goose Creek Bog-Amanda Quadrat
    Image Owner: Alex Smith



    Description:

    A lot of the students research projects involved creating squares on the ground with this type of tape. The majority of quadrats were used to collect quantitative research about a species in a specif...



  8. Flexible forceps with flagging tape

    Snapshot Title: Flexible forceps with flagging tape
    Taken by: msparkes

    Image: 120717-Churchill Arctic Ecology-Goose Creek Bog-Amanda Quadrat
    Image Owner: Alex Smith



    Description:

    These special bendy forceps allowed us to pick up our specimen without crushing them. We marked all our field equipment with brightly coloured tape so if we put them down on the ground we could easil...



  9. New Pinecone

    Snapshot Title: New Pinecone
    Taken by: tmasse

    Image: 120717-Churchill Arctic Ecology-Goose Creek Bog-Amanda Quadrat
    Image Owner: Alex Smith



    Description:

    A new pinecone is being formed!



  10. Spider Web

    Snapshot Title: Spider Web
    Taken by: tmasse

    Image: 120717-Churchill Arctic Ecology-Goose Creek Bog-Amanda Quadrat
    Image Owner: Alex Smith



    Description:

    One of Amanda's and Cassie's study species built this.



  11. Labrador Tea

    Snapshot Title: Labrador Tea
    Taken by: tmasse

    Image: 120717-Churchill Arctic Ecology-Goose Creek Bog-Amanda Quadrat
    Image Owner: Alex Smith



    Description:

    You can see the orange fuzzy adaptation on the underside to the farthest leaf.



  12. Black with spiders!

    Snapshot Title: Black with spiders!
    Taken by: aboyd07

    Image: 120717-Churchill Arctic Ecology-Goose Creek Bog-Amanda Quadrat
    Image Owner: Alex Smith



    Description:

    Look at all those Lycosids!



  13. Crunchy Lichen

    Snapshot Title: Crunchy Lichen
    Taken by: Stephen James

    Image: 120717-Churchill Arctic Ecology-Goose Creek Bog-Amanda Quadrat
    Image Owner: Alex Smith



    Description:

    This lichen was very dry and crunched loudly when stepped on. Here you can see a footprint from such a thing. It was a really weird ty[e of terrain in the bog but very fun!



  14. Spider

    Snapshot Title: Spider
    Taken by: Kate Pare

    Image: 120717-Churchill Arctic Ecology-Goose Creek Bog-Amanda Quadrat
    Image Owner: Alex Smith



    Description:

    A spider and its web



  15. reflection of fhe camera on the GigaPan

    Snapshot Title: reflection of fhe camera on the GigaPan
    Taken by: Alex Smith

    Image: 120717-Churchill Arctic Ecology-Goose Creek Bog-Amanda Quadrat
    Image Owner: Alex Smith



    Description:

    reflection of fhe camera on the GigaPan



  16. Sassy spruce

    Snapshot Title: Sassy spruce
    Taken by: cbritton

    Image: 120717-Churchill Arctic Ecology-Goose Creek Bog-Amanda Quadrat
    Image Owner: Alex Smith



    Description:

    What a curvy specimen. HOW?



  17. Caribou!

    Snapshot Title: Caribou!
    Taken by: kparis

    Image: 120717-Churchill Arctic Ecology-Goose Creek Bog-Amanda Quadrat
    Image Owner: Alex Smith



    Description:

    As you can see this particular caribou collected some good samples that day



  18. haha

    Snapshot Title: haha
    Taken by: Debbie Silva

    Image: 120717-Churchill Arctic Ecology-Goose Creek Bog-Amanda Quadrat
    Image Owner: Alex Smith



    Description:

    This requires no description... =p



  19. Crowberry

    Snapshot Title: Crowberry
    Taken by: aboyd07

    Image: 120717-Churchill Arctic Ecology-Goose Creek Bog-Amanda Quadrat
    Image Owner: Alex Smith



    Description:

    One of the many berries found in Churchill!



  20. Black Spruce

    Snapshot Title: Black Spruce
    Taken by: aboyd07

    Image: 120717-Churchill Arctic Ecology-Goose Creek Bog-Amanda Quadrat
    Image Owner: Alex Smith



    Description:

    The top-heavy needled appearance is a characteristic trait of the Black Spruce



  21. Varigated Horsetail

    Snapshot Title: Varigated Horsetail
    Taken by: aboyd07

    Image: 120717-Churchill Arctic Ecology-Goose Creek Bog-Amanda Quadrat
    Image Owner: Alex Smith



    Description:

    They were quite abundant at this site in the bog and often grew in clusters