Greetings from the Arctic in Norway

By Tom Yulsman | January 17, 2014 3:33 am
Steigen Norway Fish Farm

A salmon farming operation above the Arctic Circle in Steigen, Norway, seen in a mosaic of iPhone photos. (Image: © Tom Yulsman)

In coming days, I’ll be posting some images and stories from the Arctic in Norway. I’m here to report on climate issues, and to attend the Arctic Frontiers conference in Tromsø.

In the meantime, I hope you’ll enjoy the image above. It’s a mosaic of six iPhone images stitched together with a wonderful app called Autostitch. I have not cropped it, so that’s why the shape is somewhat irregular.

You’re looking at a fish farm near Steigen, Norway. The sun has returned to this spot above the Arctic Circle, but it is not yet visible at sea level because mountains are in the way. The alpenglow on the mountains in the background lasted for hours.

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ImaGeo is a visual blog focusing on the intersection of imagery, imagination and Earth. It focuses on spectacular visuals related to the science of our planet, with an emphasis (although not an exclusive one) on the unfolding Anthropocene Epoch.

About Tom Yulsman

Tom Yulsman is Director of the Center for Environmental Journalism and a Professor of Journalism at the University of Colorado, Boulder. He also continues to work as a science and environmental journalist with more than 30 years of experience producing content for major publications. His work has appeared in the New York Times, Washington Post, Audubon, Climate Central, Columbia Journalism Review, Discover, Nieman Reports, and many other publications. He has held a variety of editorial positions over the years, including a stint as editor-in-chief of Earth magazine. Yulsman has written one book: Origins: the Quest for Our Cosmic Roots, published by the Institute of Physics in 2003.

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