S: Colorado Internship 2012
BC: The End
FC: Colorado School of Mines Environmental Science and Engineering | Colorado 2012
1: Life brings simple pleasures to us every day. It is up to us to make them wonderful memories. CathyAllen
2: My internship was at the Colorado School of Mines. I was mentored by Andrea Blaine in the Environmental Science and Engineering department.
4: One of the first things that I did in the lab was homogenizing. Cleaning was also very important.
5: Trace Organics Lab
6: All things grow better with love.
8: The Greenhouse
9: Uptake of Perfluorinated Chemicals into Lettuce
10: Fundamentals of the Greenhouse | Irrigation | Dosing Station
11: Strawberries | Testing the Different Edible Parts of Plants | Celery
12: Irrigation was a huge part in making the Greenhouse run. It had to be applied to all of the pots in the Greenhouse, each individually.
13: Sieving the soils.
14: Preparing 3 test soils for planting called Dalton, Field, and Control.
15: Using biological predators as part of integrated pest management.
16: The different steps of growing the lettuce.
17: The Lettuce
18: Weighing out the different samples for the extraction process and calculating the dry weights was key for every single sample.
19: Greenhouse Samples
20: Drying down the samples to prepare them for the mass spectrometer.
21: Each batch of samples produces large amounts of data that must be analyzed to make a story.
22: All hands on deck for planting day at the greenhouse.
24: All things grow better with love.
26: Hiking in the Mountains
27: Taking some time off from the lab enjoying the beautiful Colorado scenery. Fall River Reservoir by the Continental Divide
28: A family is pieced together with hope and faith. A family is quilted and bound with love and grace.