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Field work definitely leads to some punchy humor. While on a lab field trip to West Virginia we took a short break to perfect this wader dance choreography. Enjoy! (L-R: Emily Bernhardt, Ben Colman, Alison Appling, Matt Ross, Ashley Helton, Kris Voss, Raven Bier)
Emily & Kris collecting bugs in an Appalachian stream (Margaret Palmer supervising in the background)
Richard Marinos and Emma Rosi at the ISCO sampler in Hubbard Brook's reference watershed
Getting ready to float down the Dan River just after the 2014 coal ash spill from this power plant. Anna Fedders, Ben Colman, Jess Brandt tag along with local experts to sample.
Ben Colman and Emily Bernhardt planting in wetland mesocosms ahead of one of our nanomaterial experiments
A very, very cold wet sediment coring extravaganza at Timberlake as we help Ashley Helton harvest a saltwater enrichment experiment
Emily helps out in the SFS 2017 Karaoke battle, singing alongside Walter Dodds, John Kominoski and the fabulous Amy Rosemond
In one of our finest moments - lab members prepared a revised version of The Lorax to tell the story of urbanization and stream impairment in the southeast and performed this for all attendees of the Second Urban Stream Symposium (Seuss for the SUSS meeting). With Joanna Blaszczak, Megan Fork, Emily Bernhardt, Kris Voss, Kayleigh Somers, and Ashley Helton.
Rich Phillips and Emily reuniting at some ESA or another
Our first all hands StreamPULSE meeting has everyone playing with the piles of sensors that we were getting ready to put into streams. Tom Battin and Matt Cohen think those sensors are microphones...
Celebrating three prelim exam successes for Jess Brandt, Joanna Blaszczak and Richard Marinos.
For some reason we all wore fake mustaches for our farewell party for Dr. Ben Colman. (back row L-R: Richard Marinos, Matt Ross, Ben Colman, Joseph Delesanstro, Ethan Baruch. front row Yongli Wen, Jess Brandt, Joanna Blaszczak, Emily Bernhardt)