1. Discovering a Secret Kingdom

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    I made this short film for the Devon Bryophyte Group, of which I am also a member, to help promote the group locally, but also to show how beautiful the 'secret kingdom' of mosses and liverworts can be if you take the time to look at them. To see other films I have made, please visit my website at www.corbiculadesign.co.uk or see my Vimeo Channel at https://vimeo.com/channels/corbiculafilms

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    • Video Journal #8: Fieldwork

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      Join Laura and her colleagues as they board inflatable Zodiacs and make a beach landing on Isla Nueva—where they’re shocked to find a surprising amount of bryophyte diversity scattered among the remnants of human disturbance! This is the eighth installment in a series of video journals by botanist Laura Briscoe documenting The Field Museum’s 2013 survey of bryophytes (mosses, liverworts, and hornworts) along remote islands in Chile’s Cape Horn Archipelago. You'll be surprised to discover the critical role these tiny plants play in establishing healthy soil, water, and air, and you'll learn how Field Museum scientists are working to conserve their rare and fragile habitat. Be sure to check out Video Journal #9: “New Discoveries” at https://vimeo.com/79872958. Want to learn more about Field Museum scientific expeditions around the world? Please visit http://expeditions.fieldmuseum.org/

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      • Video Journal #6: Lamb Roast!

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        Enjoy a brief moment of camaraderie around the campfire as Laura and her colleagues take a break from collecting specimens to share a meal of spit-roasted lamb. This is the sixth installment in a series of video journals by botanist Laura Briscoe documenting The Field Museum’s 2013 survey of bryophytes (mosses, liverworts, and hornworts) along remote islands in Chile’s Cape Horn Archipelago. You'll be surprised to discover the critical role these tiny plants play in establishing healthy soil, water, and air, and you'll learn how Field Museum scientists are working to conserve their rare and fragile habitat. Be sure to check out Video Journal #7: “Drying Specimens” at https://vimeo.com/79872956. Want to learn more about Field Museum scientific expeditions around the world? Please visit http://expeditions.fieldmuseum.org/expeditions.fieldmuseum.org.

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        • Video Journal #5: Horseback Riding to the Serka Glacier

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          Prepare yourself for spectacular views of the Serka Glacier as you saddle up and head out on horseback to collect liverworts, hornworts, and mosses with Laura. This is the fifth installment in a series of video journals by botanist Laura Briscoe documenting The Field Museum’s 2013 survey of bryophytes along remote islands in Chile’s Cape Horn Archipelago. You'll be surprised to discover the critical role these tiny plants play in establishing healthy soil, water, and air, and you'll learn how Field Museum scientists are working to conserve their rare and fragile habitat. Be sure to check out Video Journal #6: “Lamb Roast!” at https://vimeo.com/84895846. Want to learn more about Field Museum scientific expeditions around the world? Please visit http://expeditions.fieldmuseum.org/

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          • Video Journal #4: Touring the Ship

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            Tag along with Laura as she tours the Don Jose Miguel, and find out what it’s like to live and work aboard a crab-fishing boat during a scientific expedition. This is the fourth installment in a series of video journals by botanist Laura Briscoe documenting The Field Museum’s 2013 survey of bryophytes (mosses, liverworts, and hornworts) along remote islands in Chile's Cape Horn Archipelago. You'll be surprised to discover the critical role these tiny plants play in establishing healthy soil, water, and air, and you'll learn how Field Museum scientists are working to conserve their rare and fragile habitat. Be sure to check out Video Journal #5: “Horseback Riding to the Serka Glacier” at https://vimeo.com/84892701. Want to learn more about Field Museum scientific expeditions around the world? Please visit http://expeditions.fieldmuseum.org/

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            • Video Journal #1: Expedition Overview--Early Land Plants of Chile

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              Check out some of Chile’s amazing liverworts, hornworts, and mosses, watch how the team collects these bryophytes, and get a brief overview of the team’s mission. This is the first installment in a series of video journals by botanist Laura Briscoe documenting The Field Museum’s 2013 bryophyte survey along remote islands in the Cape Horn Archipelago. You'll be surprised to discover the critical role these tiny plants play in establishing healthy soil, water, and air, and you'll learn how Field Museum scientists are working to conserve their rare and fragile habitat. Be sure to check out Video Journal #2: “Packing up in Punta Arenas” at https://vimeo.com/79827454. Want to learn more about Field Museum scientific expeditions around the world? Please visit http://expeditions.fieldmuseum.org/

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              • Video Journal #9: New Discoveries

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                Get a glimpse of gorgeous Southern Beech (Nothofagus) forests absolutely coated with bryophytes, and witness Laura’s discovery of what may be a new liverwort species. This is the eighth installment in a series of video journals by botanist Laura Briscoe documenting The Field Museum’s 2013 survey of bryophytes (mosses, liverworts, and hornworts) along remote islands in Chile’s Cape Horn Archipelago. You'll be surprised to discover the critical role these tiny plants play in establishing healthy soil, water, and air, and you'll learn how Field Museum scientists are working to conserve their rare and fragile habitat. Be sure to check out Video Journal #1: Expedition Overview--Early Land Plants of Chile at https://vimeo.com/84884223. Want to learn more about Field Museum scientific expeditions around the world? Please visit http://expeditions.fieldmuseum.org/

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                • Video Journal #7: Drying Specimens

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                  Find out how scientists prepare and store so many specimens aboard ship as Laura demonstrates the team’s handy-dandy plant dryer. This is the seventh installment in a series of video journals by botanist Laura Briscoe documenting The Field Museum’s 2013 survey of bryophytes (mosses, liverworts, and hornworts) along remote islands in Chile’s Cape Horn Archipelago. You'll be surprised to discover the critical role these tiny plants play in establishing healthy soil, water, and air, and you'll learn how Field Museum scientists are working to conserve their rare and fragile habitat. Be sure to check out Video Journal #8: “Fieldwork” at https://vimeo.com/84896695. Want to learn more about Field Museum scientific expeditions around the world? Please visit http://expeditions.fieldmuseum.org/

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                  • Video Journal #3: Heading out to Sea

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                    Trace the travels of Charles Darwin as you sail through the Beagle Channel with Laura—and her dolphin escort! This is the third installment in a series of video journals by botanist Laura Briscoe documenting The Field Museum’s 2013 survey of bryophytes (mosses, liverworts, and hornworts) along remote islands in Chile's Cape Horn Archipelago. You'll be surprised to discover the critical role these tiny plants play in establishing healthy soil, water, and air, and you'll learn how Field Museum scientists are working to conserve their rare and fragile habitat. Be sure to check out Video Journal #4: “Touring the Ship” at https://vimeo.com/84891546. Want to learn more about Field Museum scientific expeditions around the world? Please visit http://expeditions.fieldmuseum.org/

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                    • Video Journal #2: Packing up in Punta Arenas

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                      Curious about what a scientist’s suitcase holds for a month-long expedition? Check in on Laura and her team members as they prepare to pack up and ship out from the port at Punta Arenas, Chile. This is the second installment in a series of video journals by botanist Laura Briscoe documenting The Field Museum’s 2013 survey of bryophytes (mosses, liverworts, and hornworts) along remote islands in the Cape Horn Archipelago. You'll be surprised to discover the critical role these tiny plants play in establishing healthy soil, water, and air, and you'll learn how Field Museum scientists are working to conserve their rare and fragile habitat. Be sure to check out Video Journal #3: “Heading out to Sea” at https://vimeo.com/79827456. Want to learn more about Field Museum scientific expeditions around the world? Please visit http://expeditions.fieldmuseum.org/

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