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Field Group: Hanna, Sarah, Sara, Melissa,
 Rob, Alex, Patrick, Vincent, Britta, Kayla,
               Fiona, Marie
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      Instructors: Heidi, Carrie, Mike         1
         Welcome To The Brook
Location:
   N 44° 28.85’
   W 73° 10.80’
Dimensions:
   1 m 22 cm across
   21.25 cm at center
Temperature:
   62°F at 6 in deep
Water pH: 6.8
Soil pH: 8
Light: 5621 lux
Dissolved O2: 74%
   Salinity: 7.53 mg/L
Conductivity: 3.45microS
Average Water Speed: 7.15 cm/sec
Carbon Capacity:476 lb/100 sq M

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                    Local Life
Wildlife                 Vegetation
   –   Frogs                – Plot 1:
   –   Snails                   • 70% Grass
                                • 20% Jewelweed
   –   Crayfish                 • 30% Goldenrod
   –   Small Fish           – Plot 2:
   –   Ants                     •   50% Grass
   –   Mosquitoes               •   5% Ferns
        • Eggs                  •   20 % Unidentified Herbs
                                •   2% Goldenrod
                                •   2% Bedstraw
                                •   40% Jewel Weed


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                   Soil Analysis
Properties:
  – Presence of Clay, Silt,
    and some Sand
  – Wet
  – Iron
     • Oxidation
     • Reduction
         – Evidence of constant
           water (wetland)
  – Water table
     • 31 in near stream
     • 35 in on hill

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    Welcome To The Power Line
             Stream
Location:
   – N 44° 28.794
   – W 73 ° 11.060
Dimensions:
   1 m 47 cm across
   7.5 cm Deep
Temperature:
   65° at 3 in
Water pH: 6.9
Soil pH: 8.2
Light: 147990 lux
Dissolved O2: 74%
   Salinity: 7.04 mg/L
Conductivity: 1.31 microS
Average Water Speed: 5.2 cm/sec
Carbon Capacity:0 lb/100 sq M

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           Local Organism
                       Vegetation
Wildlife                   •Plot 1:
                                •Grass- 65%
  – Evidence of deer            •Flowers- 25%
    and moose                   •Other- 10%
                           •Plot 2:
  – Frog                        •Grass 90%
                                •Flower 2%
  – Small fish                  •Other 8%
                           •Plot 3:
  – Unidentified                •Strawberries
    insects                     •Maple Seedlings
                                •Goldenrod
  – Mosquitoes                  •Jewelweed
                                •Other
  – Tadpoles                    •Grass
                                •Yellow water buttercup
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                 Soil Analysis
Properties:
  – Presence of sand clay
    and silt.
  – Layer of roots enclosed
    in B layer on hill
  – Little organic material
  – Wet
  – Constant, reduced color
     •   Little or no oxidation
                                  7
Welcome To The Beaver Pond
Location:
   – N 44° 28.678
   – W 73 ° 10.886
Dimensions:
   – 23 m 60 cm across
   – 49 cm Deep
Temperature:
   – 68°
Water pH: 7.1
Soil pH: 7.5
Light: 2300 lux
Dissolved O2: 54.4%
   – Salinity: 4.94 mg/ L
Conductivity: 1.325 milliS
Average Water Speed: N/A- Stagnant
Carbon Capacity:7392 lb/100 sq M


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              Local Organisms
Wildlife                   Vegetation
   – Evidence of beavers      – Plot 1:
   – Mosquitoes                   •   Ferns- 90%
   – spiders                      •   Grass- 4%
                                  •   Goldenrod- 3%
                                  •   Wood Sorrel- 1%
                                  •   Hemlock Sapling- 1%
                                  •   Japanese Barberry- 1%
                              – Plot 2:
                                  •   Cinnamon Fern- 90%
                                  •   False Helboar- 5%
                                  •   Oak Sapling- 5%
                                  •   Plot 3:
                                  •   N/A

                                                              9
              Soil Analysis
Properties on hill:
  – Presence of clay
    and silt
  – Small amounts of
    reduction but
    mostly oxidation
  – Distinct layers



                              10
Coring a Tree




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     Did you know…
The total amount of gas used by the cars
 of Clutch members to drive to GIV was
             34.5 gallons!!!




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