Pictures

Selected pictures from currrent study sites and areas. Click on the images to enlarge.

Lake Montcortès (southern Pyrenean flank). The most special feature of this lake is the occurrence of a continuous record of annually-laminated (varved) sediments extending back to approximately 3000 years (Bronze Age). The surrounding forests are dominated by evergreen and deciduous oak species. Photo V. Rull (November 2018).
Lake Sant Maurici, in the Pyrenean National Park of Aigüestortes i Estany de Sant Maurici (PNAESM). Photo: V. Rull (August 2015).
General view of the highest Pyrenean peaks (up to 3404 m elevation) and a set of glacial features such as cirques, lakes, U-valleys, hanging valleys, moraines, debris, etc. Panoramic view from the summit of the Montardo peak (2911 m). Photo: V. Rull (August 2016).
Panoramic view of Lake Sete Cidades (Sao Miguel island, Açores archipelago, Atlantic Ocean) formed by Lagoa Verde (left) and Lagoa Azul (right), separated by a bride. Photo: V. Rull (August 2017).
Ponta dos Mosteiros, NW of Sao Miguel island (Açores archipelago, Atlantic Ocean). Photo: V. Rull (August 2017).
Sunset at Ahu Tahai, near Hanga Roa, the capital of Easter Island (Rapa Nui), showing the remains of the stone statues known as moai. Photo: V. Rull (November 2009).
Ahu Tongariki is one of the most famous and well-preserved moai complexes of Easter Island (Rapa Nui). Photo: V. Rull (November 2009).
The Ilú-Tramén massif, in the Eastern Tepuian Chain of the Venezuelan Guiana Highlands (northern South America). Photo: V. Rull (January 2007).
Tirepón-tepui, in the Chimantá tepuian massif of the Venezuelan Guiana Highlands. Photo: V. Rull (January 2007).
Aerial view of the Wonkén River and its gallery forests, in the Gran Sabana region of the Venezuelan Guayana. Photo: V. Rull ( February 2007).
Laguna Encantada, in the Gran Sabana region of the Venezuelan Guayana, surrounded by a monotypic palm community known as morichal, dominated by Mauritia flexuosa. Photo: V. Rull (January 2007).
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