2011 Field Season

  • Sampling the hippo pool at Ngerende Island Lodge 
  • The Land Lover, aka Maji One, aka The African Queen 
  • Waiting for a bull elephant to let us go to the river 
  • Elephants drinking from the Mara River 
  • Hippo pool conflict 
  • Dead elephantfish after a fish kill in the Mara River 
  • Chris and a Mara Conservancy ranger sampling fish after a fish kill 
  • Dead fish after a fish kill in the Mara River 
  • Giraffes in the Mara Triangle 
  • Chris and some giraffe friends 
  • A well-fed lion during the wildebeest migration 
  • Amanda, Geemi, and JJ deploying an experiment with an armed ranger 
  • Hippo chewing on a wildebeest carcass 
  • Wildebeest crossing the Mara River 
  • Zebra stuck on the river bank during a crossing 
  • The wildebeest migration at sunset in the Mara Triangle 
  • Building an experiment in the field 
  • Geemi measuring the depth of the Talek River 
  • Geemi and JJ with a nutrient diffusing substrate experiment 
  • Wildebeest carcasses after a mass drowning 
  • Chris measuring characteristics of the riverbank sediments 
  • Amanda and JJ collecting data on the Mara River 
  • JJ kicknetting in the Mara, River of Death 
  • Wildebeest carcasses in the Mara River after a drowning event 
  • JJ counting wildebeest carcasses after a drowning event 
  • 2011 water samples 
  • JJ and Amanda at Maji Camp 
  • JJ and Amanda with the Land Lover 
  • A leopard with its kill 
  • A mama elephant and her baby 
  • Bateleur in the Mara 
  • Geemi and Amanda pulling an experiment out of the river 
  • Geemi, David, and Chris collecting data from an experiment 
  • David and Amanda collecting data from an experiment 
  • David counting wildebeest carcasses 
  • Amanda and David counting wildebeest carcasses 
  • A mama hippo and her baby 
  • David and Chris conducting an experiment on the road 
  • The Land Lover Laboratory 
  • David and Amanda scrubbing rocks on the Talek River 
  • Lifting an experiment out of the river 
  • David examining a fish skull on the banks of the Ntiaktiak River 
  • David, Chris, and Maasai guards at the Ntiaktiak hippo pool 
  • Ntiaktiak River hippo pool at Amani Mara 
  • Crocodiles basking on the bank of the Mara River 
  • Wildebeest and zebra on the savanna 
  • Chris and a Mara Conservancy ranger checking our water meter 
  • Maribou storks feeding on a wildebeest carcass 
  • Hippo grazing in the daytime 
  • Tourists watching a wildebeest crossing 
  • Wildebeest massing on the banks of the Mara River 
  • Wildebeest and zebra crossing the Mara River 
  • Geemi and Amanda doing labwork at camp 
  • Lions in the Mara Triangle 
  • Chris, Geemi, and a Mara Conservancy ranger trying to pull our meter out of the river 
  • Conducting a chamber experiment at Maji Camp 
  • Drying wildebeest samples in our charcoal oven 
  • Geemi rescuing our water meter from the river 
  • Chris and Geemi's grandmother at Geemi's wedding 
August 31, 2011