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Posted by: Annesia Lamb | 3rd May, 2015

Marine Park

Tricia and I stuck in the mud on the field survey of macroalgae bed, Marine Park. May 02, 2015.

Tricia and I stuck in the mud on the field survey of macroalgae bed, Marine Park. May 02, 2015.

I am stuck in the much for real. Marine Park, May 02, 2015.

I am stuck in the much for real. Marine Park, May 02, 2015.

 

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Annesia sampling water in the mud flat at Motts Basin, April 03, 2015.

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Kristine and Danielle sampling sediment in the mud flat at Marine Park, April 04, 2015.

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Juvenile Ulva spp. at Marine Park, April 04, 2015.

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Degraded salt marsh at Marine Park, April 04, 2015.

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Annesia, Liz, and Lena getting ready to sample water and Ulva biomass at Motts Basin, April 03, 2015.

 

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Liz sampling Ulva spp. biomass at Motts Basin, April 03, 2015.

Permit obtained through the NYC Parks Department for sampling of Motts Basin and Marine Park, Jamaica Bay.

 

Posted by: Annesia Lamb | 24th Nov, 2014

The Lineage of Algae

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This figure represents the explanation of the three types of endosymbiotic origins of plastids. These types include the endosymbiotic events of cyanobacteria, red algae, and green algae. Sources: Cavalier-Smith; Keeling 2004; Parfey 2006.

Posted by: Annesia Lamb | 24th Nov, 2014

Gametophyte Growth

Below are a series of microscopic photos of Ulva reproductive cells. The gametophyes will grow up into a 1n adult. No scale here but the day 1 cells are ~1 micron.

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Day 5

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Extensive Root System; Rhizoid

Extensive Root System; Rhizoid

 

Posted by: Annesia Lamb | 23rd Nov, 2014

Ulva Swarmers

Picking Swarmers

Ulva Swarmer Video

Jamaica Bay Marsh Island Restoration

Jamaica Bay Marsh Island Restoration

CLICK HERE TO WATCH VIDEO

Posted by: Annesia Lamb | 27th Sep, 2013

Gametophytes

7 week old gametophytes, male and female combo. Grown in VSE media with aeration.
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Posted by: Annesia Lamb | 19th Aug, 2013

Elders West Field Trip

08/16/13 – Deployed Ulva growth cages for a 1 week experiment. We plan to calculate growth rates in the field and compare them to our laboratory rates.  Picking up the cages 08/24/13.

Link to Ulva Deployment Video by Jolene Willis, NPS

 

Posted by: Annesia Lamb | 11th Aug, 2013

Marsh Mud

West Pond Field Trips…marsh mud (thanks Katja for getting me out and Heather for holding down the gear)..and the adventure of the marsh shoes.

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Me, after a visit to West Pond. Waders are a bad idea. So after some thought I made marsh shoes. (photo: KK)

 

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Vara in the marsh shoes. They work.

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Jack in the marsh shoes. They work on him too. I need to make another pair so I can do my GIS mapping without getting stuck for 30 minutes, twice in the mud.

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The breach at West Pond caused by Hurricane Sandy. (photo:HS)

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Intertidal Ulva mat at West Pond. (photo:HS)

 

Posted by: Annesia Lamb | 11th Aug, 2013

Field Cages

Getting excited and ready for the field day when we can deploy these Ulva growth cages.

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Leslie Toohey with the cages all tied up and ready to go.

 

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