Category Archives: photojournal

Documenting Striations

I recently set up some pages and forms to document glacial striations around Sitka. It’s a project suggested by Jim Baichtal, a geologist for the forest service, while he was in town recently. The main intent is to document striations … Continue reading

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Food Web Cruise

Today was the annual WhaleFest fundraiser food web cruise. I’m not sure how long it’s been an annual fundraiser, but I’ve been invited to talk about birds for the past several years. I always enjoy participating on these trips and … Continue reading

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Cumulus Clouds and Gavan Trees

Another day of active cloud formation over the mountains. They were not really moving fast enough for me to observer directly, but I suspect there was more motion than I realized and decided to do a time lapse sequence of … Continue reading

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Cumulus Clouds over Mountains

As the day went on, mostly cloudy skies morning gave way to mostly sunny skies, at least in the downtown area. Over the mountains was a different story, with large cumulus clouds forming and/or building over most of the peaks … Continue reading

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Changing Weather

Today’s weather was getting to be like people sometimes refer to as herring weather. Perhaps more strictly we would have needed to see more rain in the mix, as today was just mostly graupel and little bits of snow falling … Continue reading

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Swan Lake

I spent much of the morning talking to Bob Armstrong, including recording a conversation for a future radio show. After class at the middle school I stopped by Swan Lake to check out the gulls and the ice. I also … Continue reading

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