text-only page produced automatically by LIFT Text Transcoder Skip all navigation and go to page contentSkip top navigation and go to directorate navigationSkip top navigation and go to page navigation
National Science Foundation
News
design element
News
News From the Field
For the News Media
Special Reports
Research Overviews
NSF-Wide Investments
Speeches & Lectures
NSF Current Newsletter
Multimedia Gallery
News Archive
News by Research Area
Arctic & Antarctic
Astronomy & Space
Biology
Chemistry & Materials
Computing
Earth & Environment
Education
Engineering
Mathematics
Nanoscience
People & Society
Physics
 

Email this pagePrint this page
All Images


Press Release 11-244
Evidence Emerges of Ancient Lake in California's Eel River

Ecological changes from lakebed may have led to two different populations of once-related steelhead trout

Back to article | Note about images

Downstream view of the Eel River showing the reconstructed ancient lake surface in blue.

View down the Eel River, with the reconstructed ancient lake surface in blue.

Credit: Ben Mackey, Caltech


Download the high-resolution JPG version of the image. (4.6 MB)

Use your mouse to right-click (Mac users may need to Ctrl-click) the link above and choose the option that will save the file or target to your computer.

Image showing Nefus Peak, the source of the ancient landslide that formed the lake.

Nefus Peak, the source of the ancient landslide that formed the lake.

Credit: Ben Mackey, Caltech


Download the high-resolution JPG version of the image. (1.9 MB)

Use your mouse to right-click (Mac users may need to Ctrl-click) the link above and choose the option that will save the file or target to your computer.

Image showing the modern Eel River in blue and the landslide scar in black.

The modern Eel River is shown here, in blue. The landslide scar is visible in black.

Credit: Ben Mackey, Caltech


Download the high-resolution JPG version of the image. (1.4 MB)

Use your mouse to right-click (Mac users may need to Ctrl-click) the link above and choose the option that will save the file or target to your computer.

Photo of the Eel River at the dam site.

The Eel River at the dam site. Much of the evidence for the dam has been eroded over time.

Credit: Ben Mackey, Caltech


Download the high-resolution JPG version of the image. (2.2 MB)

Use your mouse to right-click (Mac users may need to Ctrl-click) the link above and choose the option that will save the file or target to your computer.

Photo of three rock samples of fine silt and mud that were collected upstream.

Fine silt and mud were found upstream, indicating sediments in the still waters of a lake.

Credit: Ben Mackey, Caltech


Download the high-resolution JPG version of the image. (229 KB)

Use your mouse to right-click (Mac users may need to Ctrl-click) the link above and choose the option that will save the file or target to your computer.

Image of the lake's shore cut into opposite hillslope, forming broad, flat areas shown in contours.

The lake's shore cut into the opposite hillslope, forming broad, flat areas shown in contours.

Credit: Ben Mackey, Caltech


Download the high-resolution JPG version of the image. (4.5 MB)

Use your mouse to right-click (Mac users may need to Ctrl-click) the link above and choose the option that will save the file or target to your computer.



Email this pagePrint this page
Back to Top of page