16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Mobile
Conducting research in the Rocky Mountains.

Is there a correlation between soil type and water quality? In a meadow valley situated between two mountains, a stream runs through. This young researcher follows the water flow, equipment in hand, looking for the perfect sample sites. Stratus clouds roll into the distance allowing for a cool day in the field.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2018
Date Uploaded: 08.2018
Photo Location: Jamestown, Colorado, United States of America
Camera: iPhone SE
Copyright: © Taylor Tompkins