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Issues tagged Intertidal

Glacier Retreat in Alaska: Glacier Retreat in Alaska The Dead and the Dying - through the glaciers of Tutka Valley READ ARTICLE Last winter's meager snowfall was followed by volcanic ash, then a warm sunny spring, melting the mountains back to bare ice and ... [read-more]
Natural Gas in Cook Inlet: datamooseCallbacks_HiQXkm5LcxcT.push(function(datamooseIframe){ $("#DatamooseDescriptionWrapper-data-output-embed-131-HiQXkm5LcxcT").css('display','block') $("#DatamooseDescriptionWrapper-data-output-embed-131-HiQXkm5LcxcT").width( }); Cook Inlet Natural Gas Production and Export: Production and Exports of Natural Gas in Cook Inlet (1958-2010) FULL FIGURE SummaryThe natural gas produced in Cook Inlet is the primary source of energy and heat for the ... [read-more]

Journeys tagged Intertidal

Planned Alaska route: Author's Note (2010): This article was researched and written in 2007 as part of the preparation for our year-long Journey on the Wild Coast.  This map outlines a portion of our proposed route (which we more-or-less followed) and the text ... [read-more]
Where Threatened Waters Flow (2006): Nushagak River GET PHOTO Islands in the Nushagak River, near the Mulchatna River confluence. Anchorage, Alaska: As we tossed our hiking gear into the small, cargo-stuffed plane that would take us to Nondalton, I got a few last-minute pronunciation lessons ... [read-more]
Circling the Sound: This essay was written by Bjorn Olson and Kim McNett describing their circumnavigation of Prince William Sound in the summer of 2010 Your browser does not support iframes. Our Route Background      In the summer of 2010, Kim and I ... [read-more]
Life On Ice: Sept. 15 2011 to Nov. 15 2011 - The edge of Malaspina Glacier Pull a load over the gravel-strewn ice in a packraft-unicycle-cart. Sing the 700th verse of Old MacDonald to the toddler on my back. Photograph the sunrise on ... [read-more]

Photos tagged Intertidal

Sand lance (family Ammodytidae)
Kelp on rocks
Sand Dollar (Echinarachnius parma)
Black Katy chiton (Katharina tunicata)
Sea star (possibly Henricia sp.)
Mossy chiton (Mopalia muscosa)
A sand dollar's lair (Echinarachnius parma)
Christmas anemone (Urticina crassicornis)
Sharing popweed (Fucus), also known as bladderwrack.
Blood star (Henricia leviuscula)
Searching for Sand Dollars.
Peanut worm (phylum Sipuncula)
Burrowing green anemone (Anthopleura artemisia)
Tunicate (sea squirt). Possibly Halocynthia aurantium
Lined chiton (Tonicella lineata).
Anemone art
Octopus (Enteroctopus dofleini or Octopus rubescens)
Long-armed star (Orthasterias koehleri)
Anemone on Kachemak Bay
Heart Crab (Phyllolithodes papillosus)
Heart Crab in the hand (Phyllolithodes papillosus)
Kachemak Bay Tidepooling
Finding a treasure
Blood star (Henricia leviuscula)
Long-armed star, Red-banded star or Rainbow star (Orthasterias koehleri)
Hermit Crab (Elassochirus gilli)
Green sea urchin (Strongylocentrotus droebachiensis)
Lined Chiton (Tonicella lineata)
Heart Crab (Phyllolithodes papillosus)
Kachemak Bay Tidepooling
Calcareous Tube Worm (Serpula vermicularis)
Toddler exploring a Blood Star (Henricia leviuscula)
Rose Anemone (Urticina lofotensis)
Bristol Bay Region
Bristol Bay Region
Bristol Bay Region
Bristol Bay Region
Bristol Bay Region
Ben on Outside Beach
Lituya Dyeing Easter Eggs
Pale anemone (species unknown)
Katmai examines a Christmas Anemone (Urticina crassicornis)
Celebrating Easter in the Tidepools
Lituya headed for the ocean
Red Sea Urchin (Strongylocentrotus franciscanus)
Damara, Ellis, and Che at Outside Beach
Children Releasing Sea Stars into a Tidepool
Wandering sponge (Suberites ficus) with hermit crab
Christmas Anemone (Urticina crassicornis)
Looking at Sea Urchins.
Christmas Anemone (Urticina crassicornis)
Purple Sea Star (Pisaster ochraceus)
Hairy crab (Hapalogaster mertensii)
Daisy Brittle Star (Ophiopholis aculeata)
Helmet Crab (Telmessus cheiragonus)
Seldovia Head Start class visits the beach
Stranded fish
Sand Dollar (Echinarachnius parma) metropolis
Snails and Hermit Crabs
Tube worm
Once a machine, now a substrate
Rough-mantled Doris (Onchidoris bilamellata)
Green Algae
Uh oh, the tide's coming in
Mossy Chiton (Mopalia muscosa)
Hermit crab
Sitka Periwinkles (Littorina sitkana)
Anemone (moonglow anemone?)
Tiny crustacean with glowing eyes
Sunflower Star (Pycnopodia helianthoides)
Hairy triton (Fusitriton oregonensis)
Christmas Anemone (Urticina crassicornis)
Kachemak Bay Tidepooling
Hermit Crab
Hairy crab (Hapalogaster mertensii)
Sunflower star (Pycnopodia helianthoides)
Sunflower Star (Pycnopodia helianthoides) tube feet unpeeling
Dam building at Hoen's Lagoon
Peering under rocks
Chiton (Mopalia sp.)
Green algae
What's under here?
Tiny crab, decorated with seaweed
Seaweed Isopod looking over the edge (Idotea wosnesenskii)
Fish, hiding
Hermit crab and banded sea star
"squirter" seaweed
Hairy crab (Hapalogaster mertensii)
Ribbon kelp
Shells upon shells
Exploring the caves
Sucker fish
Seaweed shines in the sun, reflecting in a tidepool
Feathery kelp
Rose Anemone (Urticina lofotensis)
Branching kelp
Seaweed reflections
Dam building at Hoen's Lagoon
Two creatures
Taylor's colonial tunicate (Metandrocarpa taylori)
What are these?
Sitka Periwinkles (Littorina sitkana)
Red sponge
Dam building at Hoen's Lagoon
"Wahk in da wada!" (walk in the water)
Sitka Periwinkles (Littorina sitkana)
Sand Dollar sideways (Echinarachnius parma)
Lituya with the tidepooling bucket
Barnacles feeding
snail on coraline algae
Burrowing anemone
Native fish trap
Kid on Beach
Cobble ridge
Throwing rocks
Surf and foam
Telmessus cheiragonus, burying itself
Kelp bed
Brittle star
Watching a brittle star
Painted tide
Glebocarcinus oregonensis crawling out of a barnacle shell
Glebocarcinus oregonensis hiding under sand
Glebocarcinus oregonensis
Cryptolithodes typicus pair under a boulder
Cryptolithodes typicus
Cryptolithodes typicus grasping claws
Elassochirus gilli, looking for a shell
Elassochirus gilli in a dogwinkle
Elassochirus gilli in a wandering sponge (Suberites sp.)
Elassochirus tenuimanus on a sand flat, in a channeled dogwinkle shell
The wide hand of Elassochirus tenuimanus, the wide-hand hermit crab
Hapalogaster mertensii
Hapalogaster mertensii
Oregonia gracilis, Graceful Decorator Crab
Oregonia gracilis
Oregonia gracilis with short fuzzy seaweed
Pagurus beringanus
Pagurus beringanus, turning itself back over
Pagurus caurinus
Pagurus caurinus scuttling away
Pagurus caurinus in an overlarge shell
Pagurus hirsutiusculus, crowded in a tidepool
Juvenile Pagurus hirsutiusculus
Pagurus hirsutiusculus in a small shell
Phyllolithodes papillosus, Heart Crab
Juvenile Phyllolithodes papillosus
Phyllolithodes papillosus on a clam shell
Pugettia gracilis with algae decoration
Pugettia gracilis
Pugettia gracilis in a tide pool
Telmessus cheiragonus
Pugettia gracilis, attached to a rock