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Walker Lake on a Spring day
April 1, 2016

Walker Lake

Walker Lake in Nevada on a Spring day

Close up view of periphyton on rocks along the shore of Lake Tahoe
March 17, 2016

Close up view of periphyton on rocks along the shore of Lake Tahoe

Close up view of periphyton on rocks along the shore of Lake Tahoe.

Periphyton growing on rocks along the shore of Lake Tahoe
March 17, 2016

Periphyton growing on rocks along the shore of Lake Tahoe

Periphyton growing on rocks along the shore of Lake Tahoe. 

View of periphyton from the shoreline of Lake Tahoe
March 17, 2016

View of periphyton from the shoreline of Lake Tahoe

View of periphyton from the shoreline of Lake Tahoe. 

Periphyton growing on rocks along the shore of Lake Tahoe
February 26, 2016

Periphyton growing on rocks along the shore of Lake Tahoe

Periphyton growing on rocks along the shore of Lake Tahoe. White tubes were used for collecting water-quality samples as part of the Lake Tahoe Nearshore Periphyton Study.

Winter squall at Lake Tahoe
February 2, 2016

Winter squall at Lake Tahoe

Winter squall at Lake Tahoe

Winter sunset at Lake Tahoe
February 2, 2016

Winter sunset at Lake Tahoe

Winter sunset at Lake Tahoe

Winter at Ward Creek, CA
February 2, 2016

Winter at Ward Creek, CA

Winter at Ward Creek, CA

Underwater view of periphyton on rocks and the Lake Tahoe shoreline
January 8, 2016

Underwater view of periphyton on rocks and the Lake Tahoe shoreline

Underwater view of periphyton on rocks and the Lake Tahoe shoreline.

Cyanobacteria on rocks along the Lake Tahoe shoreline
December 8, 2015

Cyanobacteria on rocks along the Lake Tahoe shoreline

Cyanobacteria on rocks along the Lake Tahoe shoreline.

Underwater view of periphyton on rocks and a data-collection sonde at Lake Tahoe
December 4, 2015

Underwater view of periphyton on rocks Lake Tahoe

Underwater view of periphyton on rocks and a data-collection sonde along the nearshore, Lake Tahoe. Data was being collected as part of the Lake Tahoe Nearshore Periphyton Study.

Data collection sonde in the swash zone at Lake Tahoe
October 23, 2015

Data collection sonde in the swash zone at Lake Tahoe

Data collection sonde in the swash zone at Lake Tahoe. Data was being collected for the Lake Tahoe Nearshore Periphyton study.