Field Photos

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The start of a beautiful field day along the East River, CO

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Sun peaking through a rain storm highlights meanders along the East River, CO

Dr. ICE (Carli Arendt) takes time away from Arctic research to help us in the field. Here she is setting up the base station for the differential GPS and carrying the gear into the field.

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Meghan says, sometimes the best way to cross the river is atop a beaver dam!

Meghan getting into water and soil!

Mulu and Sophie collecting water samples for suspended sediment

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Mulu Fratkin and Sophie Stauffer filtering water samples for suspended solids and particulate organic carbon at the ROcky Mountain Biological Laboratory in Gothic, CO.

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Meghan King taking some time away from the floodplain to hike the alpine in the Maroon Bells Wilderness, CO.

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Hannah Behar cross-country skiing into our study sites on the East River, CO.

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Nick Sutfin taking a break from the cold snowmelt of the East RIver during surface-water grab samples.

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Mulu and Nick recording GPS locations of time lapse cameras on the East River, CO.

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Mulu Fratkin assembling the suspended sediment sampler on the East River, CO.

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A beaver pond on North Saint Vrain Creek in Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado, USA

Recovering landscape along Ouzel Creek after the 1978 Ouzel fire in Rocky Mountain National Park, CO.

Recovering landscape along Ouzel Creek after the 1978 Ouzel fire in Rocky Mountain National Park, CO

An abandoned beaver meadow along Big Thompson River in Rocky Mountain National Park, CO

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A logjam that forced a channel avulsion in Fern Canyon on the Big Thompson River in Rocky Mountain National Park, CO, USA

The Dolomites, Italian Alps!

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Managed forest in Ba Vi National Park in Viet Nam

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Half of my Environmental Geology class from the Vietnam National University of Forestry at Ba Vi National Park, Viet Nam

Half of my Environmental Geology Class on our way to Ba Vi National Park and my colleague, Dr. Son, talking to the class about bedrock weathering.

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Fishing boat in Ha Long Bay in northern Viet Nam

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Ha Long Bay in northern Viet Nam

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Chemical and physical erosion from wave action leaves precariously perched limestone sea stacks in the beautiful karst landscape of Ha Long Bay, in northern Vietnam.

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Terraced rice patty fields of Sa Pa in northern Viet Nam

A braided ephemeral wash in Barry Goldwater Air Force Range

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An ephemeral river channel incised into piedmont alluvium in the Sonoran Desert of south western Arizona, USA

Abandoned beaver meadow complex in Rocky Mountain National Park, CO

Flood stage along Glacier Creek in Rocky Mountain National Park, CO

Braided glacial outwash river in the Chilean, Andes

The Michigan River in northern, CO at flood stage

The Michigan River in northern, CO at bankfull flow stage

Working with my colleagues Joel Rowland and Eitan Shelef drilling into permafrost on solifluction lobes, measuring soil detachments, and collecting buried wood from scarp exposures on the Seward Peninsula in arctic Alaska

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Using differencing of lidar, we will examine the spatial distribution and rate of movement of these solifluction lobes on the Seward Peninsula in northern Alaska.

A Meander bend on the East River, CO

A beaver dam on the East River, CO

Feldspar clay marker horizons for floodplain sediment deposition.

A beaver canal dug and maintained by beavers for protected travel across beaver meadow complexes on the East River, CO.

A beaver dam on the East River, CO

Sophie, Nick, and Mulu by a beaver dam on the East River, CO.

Nick by the same beaver dam at higher flow.

The meandering East River, CO.

Biofilms in stagnant water on an abandoned channel and oxbow lake on the East River, CO.

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Bank Erosion on the East River, CO.

A 1.5-m to 2-m tall beaver dam on Brush Creek, a tributary to the East River, CO.

A reservoir on the Maipo River in the Chilean Andes

A heavily-grazed tributary to the Maipo River in the Chilean Andes

An incised valley along the Maipo RIver bound by high river terraces in the Chilean Andes

The Little Grand Canyon, San Raphael River, Utah

An ephemeral wash and Temple Mountain in Utah near Goblin Valley

River scientists on a field trip along the Tagliomento River, Italy for the 2015 Wood in World Rivers Conference

A tracer application on North Saint Vrain Creek, Rocky Mountain National Park, CO

In-stream wood along Ouzel Creek in the 1978 burn zone in Rocky Mountain National Park, CO

Tres Arroyos river in central Chilean Andes

A bedrock-confined reach on Glacier Creek, Rocky Mountain National Park

Nick standing above a beaver meadow complex along Elk Horn Creek in north central Colorado

Flowers in the Chilean Andes

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