Alexandra Hedgpeth

Alexandra Hedgpeth


Published on Jan 15, 2015

Funded! Let the science begin!

Thank you Thank you to all of those who have funded this campaign! Right now I am preparing to wrap up trial 3 and prepare to begin the final trial of this experiment. These are exciting times. Fig...

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Published on Jan 09, 2015

In the lab

Containers are incubated with the lids off, and capped during the sampling period; samples are collected every 4 hours over the course of 12 hours (t0 = 6am and t4 = 10pm). 10mL of ...

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Published on Jan 09, 2015

Three cores to represent the north south transect

Three cores were chosen for the incubation experiment to best represent the north south transect. Soil samples from both the frozen permafrost and thawed active layer are incubating...

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Published on Jan 09, 2015

extracting permafrost cores

Permafrost cores were extracted using an auger (Stihl BT121) with an attached 20cm core barrel fixed with a diamond drill bit. Drilling through to the bottom of the soil the permafr...

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Published on Jan 09, 2015

shocking amount of carbon in high latitude soils

These high latitude soils store a shocking amount of carbon due to physical conditions. They might not look pretty, but these muskegs are tremendously important to the global carbon...

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Published on Jan 09, 2015

Collecting our core collection in July 2013

Collecting our core collection in July of 2013 from remote sites in the Canadian Arctic only accessible by helicopter in the summer and snow mobile in the winter.

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