Kusawa Lake, Yukon
Kusawa Lake, Yukon Yukon The Yukon Territory is vaste and relatively un-peopled, by city standards. The land, lakes and mountains engulf my senses, with miles going by without seeing settlements…
CiPEHR Site
The snow has finally cleared off the research plots! John Krapek (field tech. at CiPEHR) fixes air leaks on the summer CO2 collection chambers at Plot B on the warming side at CiPEHR on May 20, 2013…
Isabelli Coal CiPEHR
The Expedition came to a close on Friday May 3, 2013. I decided to travel through Chugiak, AK to stop and visit my mom over the weekend prior to going back to Vermont. Skiing on the trails at…
Field Cabin Trail
I’ve spent 5 weeks here in Healy, AK. at the University of Florida Schuur Lab Research Site. Time has gone by quickly. As you can see…little has changed. Here I am on my first day at the…
graph
The global concern over rising CO2 levels in the atmosphere and subsequent effects of climate change we are seeing particularly in the Arctic can be attributed to the burning of fossil fuels. The…
Jamie Hollingsworth
I met Jamie Hollingsworth the Site Manager for BNZ LTER when he and Brian Charlton (Field Tech. for BNZ LTER) came down to CiPEHR to test a tracked four-wheeler with snowblower attachment near the On…
Delta Clearwater Map
This past weekend several members of the CiPEHR team and I had the opportunity to go canoeing in the winter. The Delta Clearwater River is the largest spring-fed tributary of the Tanana. This…
Lokken's Classroom
The past week at the University of Florida Research Site near Healy, AK saw the optimistic continued preparation of the CiPEHR Site(s) for summer data collection despite the reluctance of winter to…
Nick Nickerson
I am using five different methods to measure winter respiration. This is because we don’t know which method is giving us the most accurate reading of carbon loss over the winter. All methods have…
John Krapek
You may have noticed over the last 16 journal entries John Krapek’s name keeps popping up under the descriptions on photographs. I often mention his job, Field Technician, next to his name. Well,…
Map
In addition to Snow Pits and CiPEHR an older research area at the University of Florida research site exists. This area is called the Thaw Gradient. Map showing area of Thaw Gradient Site along the…
Snowblower
On Friday Jamie Hollingsworth and Brian Charland of the Bonanza Creek Long-Term Ecological Project (BC LTEP, more on this later) brought from the University of Alaska-Fairbanks a Honda 4-wheeler…