Archive for December, 2010
Snowshoe Hare (Lepus americanus) Summer/Winter
Snowshoe Hare (Lepus americanus) Summer/Winter

We have a Snowshoe Hare (Lepus americanus) that has been living under our deck and spends a lot of time in our backyard in Anchorage, Alaska. It’s been fun watching him (we assume it’s a male) his fur change from his brown summer morph to his white winter morph.

1915 Alaska Fieldwork by Stephen R. Capps – Part 2
1915 Alaska Fieldwork by Stephen R. Capps - Part 2

Stephen Reid Capps faced significant challenges traveling and conducting geology fieldwork in remote Alaska in 1915. Travel throughout Alaska at the beginning of the 20th century was limited by the general lack of road and rail infrastructure and typically required travel by foot, horse, dogsled, or boat.

Raven Glacier Change 1915 to 2010
Raven Glacier Change 1915 to 2010

Repeat photography of Raven Glacier at Crow Pass in Chugach National Forest, Alaska (1915 to 2010). In the 95 years between images, Raven Glacier has significantly thinned and retreated.