Photo and Video Log

This page contains photos and videos taken during the Mapping the Uncharted Diversity of Arctic Marine Microbes project. Click on any image to view a larger version and for additional information. For video, multiple video formats are available on the linked pages.

(HR) = "High Resolution" images available.

 

Images

June 17 Log

June 17 Log
Distributions of temperature and relative abundances Pelagibacter, Teleaulax, and Sulfitobacter in surface waters. (HR)

June 17 Log

June 17 Log
Distributions of temperature and relative abundances of Nitrosopumilus, Lentimonas, and Nitzschia in near-bottom waters. (HR)

June 17 Log

June 17 Log
Distributions of nutrients (nitrate + nitrite) and relative abundance of Thalassiosira in near-bottom waters. (HR)

 

 

June 17 Log

June 17 Log
Two groups of phytoplankton segregating out along a transect based on temperature and water mass. (HR)

June 17 Log

June 17 Log
Some of the zooplankton and an uncultured group of organisms called MAST-3. (HR)

June 17 Log

June 17 Log
Several groups of bacteria found during this project. (HR)

June 17 Log

June 17 Log
Spatial distribution of total operational taxonomic units and diatom and animal eDNA over the Chukchi Sea in the upper and lower water column. (HR)

June 17 Log

June 17 Log
Bacteria and archaea that appear more abundant in the Alaska Coastal Current, which runs near shore. (HR)

June 17 Log

June 17 Log
Distributions of a number of organisms that we cannot yet identify, but which are present in relatively high abundance. (HR)

June 17 Log

June 17 Log
Map of samples collected during the Arctic GEOTRACES Cruise in 2015. (HR)

June 17 Log

June 17 Log
Arctic Ocean water layers overlaid on a bathymetric map of the eastern Arctic basin. (HR)

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June 17 Log
Metalloprotein gene abundance with depth in the Arctic Ocean. (HR)

September 30 Log

September 30 Log
Two visualizations of the same phylogenetic tree. (HR)

September 30 Log

September 30 Log
Example of stacked bar charts. (HR)

September 30 Log

September 30 Log
A cluster of bacterial sequences dominate this Arctic seawater sample. (HR)

September 30 Log

September 30 Log
Zoomed-in view of map from Figure 3 showing the seawater sample is dominated by Gammaproteobacteria. (HR)

September 30 Log

September 30 Log
FAn even closer look at the map in Figure 3, showing that the peak corresponds to bacteria related to Vibrio. (HR)

September 30 Log

September 30 Log
Bacterial map of another Arctic seawater sample. (HR)

September 30 Log

September 30 Log
A closer look at the map in Figure 6. (HR)

January 11 Log

January 11 Log
Washing away unwanted organic and inorganic materials from solution containing extracted microbial DNA. (HR)

January 11 Log

January 11 Log
Fishing for microbes in the Chukchi Sea. (HR)

January 11 Log

January 11 Log
Vortexing microbial cells in cell-releasing solution to remove them from filter membranes. (HR)

January 11 Log

January 11 Log
Vacuum pump apparatus for cleaning up and isolating genetic material. (HR)

August 21 Log

August 21 Log
The Norseman II anchored in Prudhoe Bay, Alaska. (HR)

August 21 Log

August 21 Log
A tray of invertebrates, fresh from a benthic trawl. (HR)

August 21 Log

August 21 Log
Neoiphinoe coronata, a snail (Mollusca: Gastropoda). (HR)

August 21 Log

August 21 Log
Gorgonocephalus sp., a basket star (Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea). (HR)

June 11 Log

June 11 Log
A glimpse from the ship’s bridge, facing the stern of the Johan Hjort on the day of departure in Tromsø, Norway. (HR)

June 11 Log

June 11 Log
A view of the Johan Hjort anchored in calm waters. (HR)

June 11 Log

June 11 Log
What microbiology may look like in a little corner of a small storage room on a large ship. (HR)

June 11 Log

June 11 Log
Casting a CTD into the deep blue. (HR)

Mission Plan

Mission Plan
Single-celled algae, which develop in the lowermost sections of sea ice, often forming chains and filaments.

Mission Plan

Mission Plan
Scientists gather samples from a sea ice melt pond in the middle of the Arctic ‘night.’

Diversity

Linnean Classification
Hierarchy of traditional rank-based classification of organisms.

Diversity

DNA Classification
DNA is a double helix formed by base pairs attached to a sugar-phosphate backbone.

Diversity

DNA Classification
All of life on Earth is divided into three major domains: the Bacteria, Archaea and Eukarya.

Life in Arctic Mud

Life in Arctic Mud
Bristle worm collected from seafloor mud with a box core during a 2002 Arctic ocean exploration mission.

Life in Arctic Mud

Life in Arctic Mud
Box corers are used to collect sediment samples from the seafloor.

Sea Ice

Sea Ice
Sea ice extent in the Arctic.

Sea Ice

Sea Ice
Sea ice growth history.

Sea Ice

Sea Ice
Sea ice algae from Barrow, Alaska.

Sea Ice

Sea Ice
Sterilely sectioning a sea ice core in Franklin Bay, Canada.

Sea Ice

Sea Ice
Sea ice algae within brine pockets.

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