Category Archives: Emily Dolson

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Unity Over Time: A Ghazal

Inducted without beginning, disparate parts unify through drifts of time. Chlorophyll draining from leaves, ends photosynthesis to start new life Alleles, individuals, and taxa drift Shifting like the sands of time Signs of vigor multiply over the world, wiping each … Continue reading

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Reading Water, then and now

I first read Water in seventh grade. It was our primary social studies text, since I went to a science-focused charter school. Even then, I was amazed by the role that biotic elements of the ecosystem played in the water … Continue reading

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Rock Pictures

I’ve been playing around with taking pictures of rocks. I’ve been having some trouble with getting effective images, since rocks are so much less colorful than what I normally photograph, so I was trying to play with angles instead.

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Photosynthesis

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Instincts Towards Insects – Field Journal, 9/21/10

I came out into the Crum in search of inspiration for my digital story. I know I want it to be about photosynthesis, and how photosynthesis is beautiful. But I don’t know how to convince other people that it’s as … Continue reading

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Leaf Surface Function in Three Variables

A few nights ago, I spent around 3 hours (probably more) drawing graphs of three dimensional surfaces for my multi-variable calculus homework. Since I can’t draw, this was going rather badly. Gradually, however, I realized that if I drew the … Continue reading

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9/14/10 – Photographical exploration of crum ecology

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Field Journal – 9/11/10

9/11/10 – 12:00 PM Weather: sunny, not too humid, perfect really So this might be a slightly less “natural” field journal than most, but I think that in some ways recognizing human impacts on the Crum is just as important … Continue reading

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Field Journal: 9/8/10

9/7/10 – 3:00 PM Weather: Sunny, temperature in high 80s, humid This observation began as part of my ecology lab, since I was already in the Crum. I was on a steep slope near the edge of the forest, in … Continue reading

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