Monthly Archives: October 2013

200 square meters complete!

After two weeks of hard work, the saltmarsh is complete! All the seams and all joints with the wall of the flume on the one side and the dividing plastic sheet on the other side have been tightly packed with … Continue reading

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Creepy crawlies… and MICE!

The last few days have been marked by a smooth operation of moving, placing, and muddy sticking… but also by red ants, spiders, worms, beetles, and various other creepy crawlies that have emerged from the vegetation pallets. A species rich … Continue reading

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We have reached half way!!

The team are now ‘well oiled’. Pallets are being inspected as they are teased apart from the ‘bulk’ of pallets sitting outside in the ‘storage area’, then labelled and moved sequentially into the flume, where they are carefully pushed onto … Continue reading

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83 out of 200 and counting…

After a slow start to the week (6 blocks moved on day 1…), the team managed to move more than 25 on each of the last two days, so everyone hopes we can go into the weekend with half of all the blocks … Continue reading

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Just as we get into a routine, battery failure causes delay…

… but at the end of the second day of vegetation moving, three flow measurement devices and 26 pallets are installed… thanks to great team work and the arrival of James from Cambridge and Detlef from Hamburg.

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