Monitoring Sites - Litchfield

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Pictures

The beginnings of the Litchfield flux station...

shed in the forest

The shed

a crane lifting a section of guyed butt mast in to place

The first part of the mast being erected

concrete footing of the mast base, with the first section of the mast visible and a rigger lying on the concrete checking the mounting

The footing of the tower base

a crane lowers the top part of the tower on to the guyed bottom part, while a rigger at the top of the first part guides the two parts together

The tower gets joined together

someone climbing up the mast where pantographs are mounted

Climbing up

a view of the ground from up the mast looking straigt down

Looking down the mast

a view from up the mast showing the tree canopy and some breaks in the canopy to the ground in the near field

Looking out on to the landcover from the mast

a view from up the mast showing the tree canopy with some smoke far off on the horizon

Smoke on the horizon

a view from up the mast showing the tree canopy and some breaks in the canopy to the ground in the near field; everything is shrouded in smoke

Looking out during a protective burn

the top of the tower viewed from the ground through the trees

The completed tower

 
Modified: 07/22/2019