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  • Llewellyn senior thesis

    Llewellyn, Tyler. Using Dendrochronology and Remote Sensing to Assess Lake Drainage Rates of Pan-Arctic Lakes. Huxley College Senior Thesis, Western Washington University. 2009.
  • Outreach in Wilbur

    I had the opportunity yesterday to give three class presentations at the junior high and high school I attended in my hometown of Wilbur, Washington.  I spoke with a wide range of students, from the 7th grade science class to the high school chemistry class. …
  • A Journey Back to the Pleistocene!

    July 18, 2008 Today we went on an excursion to Pleistocene Park, Sergei Zimov’s largest experiment.  The park consists of roughly 40,000 acres of forest, shrubland, lakes, streams, and if Sergei has his way, grasslands.  At the park there is a cabin that houses two people that work at the park, various outbuildings to store equipment, and a personnel carrier that plays an integral role in Sergei’s ultimate vision.…
  • Coring Trees and Scaling Fish

    July 12,  2008 Waking up early to help Sudeep organize his chlorophyll data, Kate and Boyd were busy analyzing and differentiating the data based on date and lake samples in the hopes of creating a baseline for samples taken this year as a part of the Polaris Project.…
  • Здравствуите из Якутска!

    We arrived in Yakutsk around 10 am yesterday due to a plane delay in Moscow.  While the flight was technically a “red-eye”, it never was dark during its 6 hour duration.  In order to retrieve our baggage, a ticket had to be shown for each bag (a system drastically different from the United States). …