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Eric Sctt's Snapshots

  1. Proud to be Canadian

    Snapshot Title: Proud to be Canadian
    Taken by: Eric Sctt

    Image: 120710 - Arctic Ecology - Churchill Manitoba - Cape Merry - Steve
    Image Owner: Alex Smith



    Description:

    Churchill is unique globally and its our responsibilty to ensure future generations will have the opportunities we have been lucky enough to experience.



  2. Loading dock

    Snapshot Title: Loading dock
    Taken by: Eric Sctt

    Image: 120710 - Arctic Ecology - Churchill Manitoba - Cape Merry - Steve
    Image Owner: Alex Smith



    Description:

    I'm pretty sure this is the loading dock where large cargo containers get placed on ships. Churchill's most abundant export is grain from the Canadia Prairies, however exports have decreased in recetn...



  3. Ice Scraping

    Snapshot Title: Ice Scraping
    Taken by: Eric Sctt

    Image: 120711 - Arctic Ecology - Churchill Manitoba - Rock Bluffs A - Eric, Steve and Darren
    Image Owner: Alex Smith



    Description:

    The bare rock coast of Hudson Bay is evidence of the recent glacial scraping of the coast and the annual approach and recession of the sea ice.



  4. Wet and proud

    Snapshot Title: Wet and proud
    Taken by: Eric Sctt

    Image: 120718 - Arctic Ecology - Churchill Manitoba - Churchill Northern Studies Centre
    Image Owner: Alex Smith



    Description:

    The rain interrupted our photo but it nly made it better!



  5. Slightly "lack-luster" smiles

    Snapshot Title: Slightly "lack-luster" smiles
    Taken by: Eric Sctt

    Image: 120718 - Arctic Ecology - Churchill Manitoba - Churchill Northern Studies Centre
    Image Owner: Alex Smith



    Description:

    Everyone is looking good but we look even happier in the rain...



  6. Rubber Boots  - Equipment

    Snapshot Title: Rubber Boots - Equipment
    Taken by: Eric Sctt

    Image: 120709 - Arctic Ecology - Churchill Manitoba - Ramsay Creek - Hayley & Cassie
    Image Owner: Alex Smith



    Description:

    A must in almost any arctic environment. Large amounts of melted water and softening ground make for an experience that resembles walking over a landscape of wet sponges. Rock surfaces provided dry es...



  7. Field Bag - Equipment

    Snapshot Title: Field Bag - Equipment
    Taken by: Eric Sctt

    Image: 120708 - Arctic Ecology - Churchill Manitoba - Twin Lakes Moraine - Yurak
    Image Owner: Alex Smith



    Description:

    Everyone carried their own perosnal field bag which was meant to hold a variety of things : water bottle, insect repellent, field book, extra clothes, sampling vials, forceps, small nets, cameras and ...



  8. Stake and GPS - Equipment

    Snapshot Title: Stake and GPS - Equipment
    Taken by: Eric Sctt

    Image: 120718 - Arctic Ecology - Churchill Manitoba - Twin Lakes Fen 2 - Kelsey
    Image Owner: Alex Smith



    Description:

    Flagging tape wraps the stake used to secure a quadrate boundary, a GPS used to take accurate measurements of the quadrate location reflects sun.Both lay on the hummock substate, characteristic of the...



  9. Flagging Tape - Equipment

    Snapshot Title: Flagging Tape - Equipment
    Taken by: Eric Sctt

    Image: 120718 - Arctic Ecology - Churchill Manitoba - Twin Lakes Fen 2 - Kelsey
    Image Owner: Alex Smith



    Description:

    Simply but effective. We used flagging tape to label everything we brought into the field. Forceps, pencils and vials benefited more from this system than this large red gigapan case.



  10. Rubber Boots - Equipment

    Snapshot Title: Rubber Boots - Equipment
    Taken by: Eric Sctt

    Image: 120711 - Arctic Ecology - Churchill Manitoba - Rock Bluff A - Dan and Chris
    Image Owner: Alex Smith



    Description:

    A must in almost any arctic environment. Large amounts of melted water and softening ground make for an experience that resembles walking over a landscape of wet sponges. Rock surfaces provided dry es...



  11. Aquatic Dip Net - Equipment

    Snapshot Title: Aquatic Dip Net - Equipment
    Taken by: Eric Sctt

    Image: 120711 - Arctic Ecology - Churchill Manitoba - Rock Bluff A - Dan and Chris
    Image Owner: Alex Smith



    Description:

    We used two net types to sample the different environments. Aquatic nets have a finer mesh size, are more durable and reinforced, and the nets are approximately 25 cm deep. Terrestrial nets are lighte...



  12. CNSC Symbol (Bird/Fish)

    Snapshot Title: CNSC Symbol (Bird/Fish)
    Taken by: Eric Sctt

    Image: 120708 Churchill Tundra Ponds
    Image Owner: Alex Smith



    Description:

    This symbol is meant to be a mix of a fish and bird. The portion obscured by the willow shrub is a single line the curves forward and uward to meet witht he base of the birds head. This ysmbol is mean...



  13. Supplying the CNSC

    Snapshot Title: Supplying the CNSC
    Taken by: Eric Sctt

    Image: 120708 Churchill Tundra Ponds
    Image Owner: Alex Smith



    Description:

    The CNSC is located approximately 20 km east of Churchill and the facility must remove their own garbage, bring in or generate their own electricity and weekly trains keep the station stocked with foo...



  14. Guess Who Arctic Ecology!

    Snapshot Title: Guess Who Arctic Ecology!
    Taken by: Eric Sctt

    Image: 120712 - Arctic Ecology - Churchill Manitoba - Goose Creek Cabin Bog - Chris
    Image Owner: Alex Smith



    Description:

    My guess is this Roots bag belongs to Kami!



  15. Bog Heat

    Snapshot Title: Bog Heat
    Taken by: Eric Sctt

    Image: 120712 - Arctic Ecology - Churchill Manitoba - Goose Creek Cabin Bog - Chris
    Image Owner: Alex Smith



    Description:

    Me (Eric) whiping away some forehead sweat.



  16. Garbage Bag

    Snapshot Title: Garbage Bag
    Taken by: Eric Sctt

    Image: Dairy Bush GigaPan - 151 – July 18 2012
    Image Owner: Alex Smith



    Description:

    Litter bug.



  17. 'Golfballs'

    Snapshot Title: 'Golfballs'
    Taken by: Eric Sctt

    Image: 120717- Arctic Ecology 2012-Churchill-Off Launch road by Golf Ball buildings - Kate and Chris
    Image Owner: Alex Smith



    Description:

    An abandoned radar station in Churchill, MB.



  18. Anyone want to attempt an identification on this one...

    Snapshot Title: Anyone want to attempt an identification on this one...
    Taken by: Eric Sctt

    Image: 120717 - Arctic Ecology - Churchill Manitoba - Welcome Sign - Kelsey
    Image Owner: Alex Smith



    Description:

    Crow....



  19. Common butterwort (Pinguicula vulgaris)

    Snapshot Title: Common butterwort (Pinguicula vulgaris)
    Taken by: Eric Sctt

    Image: 120714 - Arctic Ecology - Churchill Manitoba - Twin Lakes Fen - Kelsey
    Image Owner: Alex Smith



    Description:

    Carnivorous plant that use sticky, glandular leaves to trap and digest small insects to supplement their nitrogen intake. Generally habitate nutrient poor soils.



  20. Purple rattle (Pedicularis sudetica)

    Snapshot Title: Purple rattle (Pedicularis sudetica)
    Taken by: Eric Sctt

    Image: 120714 - Arctic Ecology - Churchill Manitoba - Twin Lakes Fen - Kelsey
    Image Owner: Alex Smith



    Description:

    Full sun, acidic soil, moist to wet soil. Seed is poisonous if ingested.



  21. No funy business

    Snapshot Title: No funy business
    Taken by: Eric Sctt

    Image: 120714 - Arctic Ecology - Churchill Manitoba - Twin Lakes Fen - Kelsey
    Image Owner: Alex Smith



    Description:

    The bear guard is always ready to go. Trevor showed no emotion the whole two weeks.



  22. Dryas integrifolia

    Snapshot Title: Dryas integrifolia
    Taken by: Eric Sctt

    Image: 120718 - Arctic Ecology - Churchill Manitoba - Bluff B ponds - Steve & Yurak & Elli & Megan
    Image Owner: Alex Smith



    Description:

    This heliotropic flower follows the suns path throughout the day. Creating a solar furnace in its center that insects use as a warm microhabitat with a nectar food source.