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Hudson Bay Project High-Resolution Images
 

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Images from Hudson Bay Lowlands, Canada: top predator (polar bear), primary producers (assortment of freshwater diatoms) and aerial view of landscape. Photo credits: Jon Sweetman (polar bear), Kathleen Rühland (diatoms ) and Kathryn Hargan (landscape photo).

Aerial view of the landscape typical of the Hudson Bay Lowlands, Ontario, Canada. Image taken by K. Rühland.

Aerial view of the landscape typical of the Hudson Bay Lowlands, Ontario, Canada. Image taken by K. Rühland.

Preparing to collect a sediment core from North Raft Lake, Hudson Bay Lowlands, Ontario, Canada. Image taken by Kathryn Hargan.

Preparing to collect a sediment core from North Raft Lake, Hudson Bay Lowlands, Ontario, Canada. Image taken by K. Rühland.

Preparing for a coring trip with a float plane in this remote region of Hawley Lake, Hudson Bay Lowlands, Ontario, Canada. Image taken by Kathryn Hargan.

A successful sediment core retrieved from a lake in the Hudson Bay Lowlands. Chris Jones holding core, Dr. Andrew Paterson in background. Image taken by Bill Keller.

Collecting sediment cores in the Hudson Bay Lowlands using a Glew gravity corer. Dr. Andrew Paterson (foreground) and Chris Jones in back. Image taken by Bill Keller.

Retrieving a sediment core off the pontoons of a float plane in the Hudson Bay Lowlands, Ontario, Canada. Image taken by Bill Keller.

Polar bear from the Hudson Bay Lowlands, Canada. Image taken by Jon Sweetman.

Polar bear from the Hudson Bay Lowlands, Canada. Image taken by Jon Sweetman.

Polar bear from the Hudson Bay Lowlands, Canada. Image taken by Jason Sheath.

Photomicrograph of a planktonic Diatom: Cyclotella antiqua. Image taken by K. Rühland.

 

Photomicrograph of a planktonic

Diatom: Discostella stelligera. Image taken by K. Rühland.

Photomicrograph of a planktonic

Diatom: Cyclotella bodanica var. lemanica. Image taken by K. Rühland.

 

Photomicrograph of a planktonic Diatom: Cyclotella rossii. Image taken by K. Rühland.

View of Hudson Bay from space. Red dot indicates location of study region. Image credit NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific.

 

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