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Snapshots

  1. Impressive Aquaduct pipeline going up hills

    Snapshot Title: Impressive Aquaduct pipeline going up hills
    Taken by: tiga tatton

    Image: California Honey Bee Sampling 2010 Gigapan #2
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    Canon G10 has pretty good resolution, but for those spots...my cheaper Canon SD790 does the same in zoom mode, I think.



  2. Hope the bees do not confuse the oil for the water

    Snapshot Title: Hope the bees do not confuse the oil for the water
    Taken by: tiga tatton

    Image: California Honey Bee Sampling 2010 Gigapan #2
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    I wonder if VOC's from an oil field could give bees a bit of indigestion?



  3. more hives

    Snapshot Title: more hives
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: California Honey Bee Sampling 2010 Gigapan #2
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    although it is hard to make out from this shot believe it or not this is another truck load of honey bee colonies



  4.  4 way pallets

    Snapshot Title: 4 way pallets
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: California Honey Bee Sampling 2010 Gigapan #2
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    beekeepers place hives on four way pallets making them easier to transport. each congregation of hives represents 1 truckload of bees. The pallets are stacked on trucks at night using a forklift so...



  5. sage

    Snapshot Title: sage
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: California Honey Bee Sampling 2010 Gigapan #2
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    sage lines the edge of an aquaduct responsible for providing water for irrigation of crops. the beekeeper we worked with on this particular day told us that having a reliable source of water for the ...



  6. sampling bees for diseases and pests

    Snapshot Title: sampling bees for diseases and pests
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: California Honey Bee Sampling 2010 Gigapan #2
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    researchers from penn state university and the usda sample hives in order to look for disease and pest loads in bees in california



  7. more hives

    Snapshot Title: more hives
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: California Honey Bee Sampling 2010 Gigapan #2
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    this beekeeper has unloaded 156 truckloads of bees within a 6 mile radius of this site



  8. working with beekeepers to find a solution

    Snapshot Title: working with beekeepers to find a solution
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: California Honey Bee Sampling 2010 Gigapan #2
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    Nathan Rice from the USDA Bee Research Lab in Beltsville MD talks with a beekeeper about his bees