Jake Dalzell’s Blog

  • The Islands Project

    The Islands Project

    This summer I am cataloguing the flora and plant communities of twelve islands in Strangford Lough, with the help of a BSBI Plant Study Grant. The goal is to have a complete species list of each island and a map showing all of the plant communities and where they occur.

  • Sligo Stromatolites

    Sligo Stromatolites

    In July I spent a few days in Sligo as a field assistant with an international, interdisciplinary team who are studying peritidal stromatolites. Stromatolites are layered rock formations created by microbes, and peritidal stromatolites form in the area of the shore that is covered by the tide and above where it receives sea spray.

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