Phoenix Transect Project

Edgar Cardenas

Edgar grew up in Wisconsin, however, he has spent a significant amount of time in Southern California and New England. Edgar received his BA in psychology from Gordon College and his MA in industrial/organizational psychology from the University of New Haven. He is currently a PhD student in the School of Sustainability at Arizona State University. Edgar's interests lie in the interaction between humans, the built environment, and nature. He is working to integrate his research interest with his photography.

Email: ecardenas@gmail.com
Personal Site: http://beautifulstruggle.posterous.com

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Squash
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Date: 2012
Location: Tempe
Keywords: Agriculture, Backyard, Residential, Urban, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Beetle Infestation
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Date: 2012
Location: Tempe
Keywords: Backyard, Residential, Urban, Wildlife, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Mulch Mounds
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Date: 2012
Location: Tempe
Keywords: Backyard, Residential, Urban, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Excavated Bird
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Date: 2012
Location: Tempe
Keywords: Backyard, Residential, Urban, Wildlife, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Sparrow Wing
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Date: 2011
Location: Tempe
Keywords: Backyard, Residential, Urban, Wildlife, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Butterfly
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Date: 2012
Location: Tempe
Keywords: Backyard, Residential, Urban, Wildlife, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Cat and Pigeons
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Date: 2012
Location: Tempe
Keywords: Backyard, Residential, Urban, Wildlife, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Dried Flowers
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Date: 2012
Location: Tempe
Keywords: Backyard, Residential, Urban, Vegetation, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Steaming Compost II
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Date: 2012
Location: Tempe
Keywords: Agriculture, Backyard, Residential, Urban, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Steaming Compost
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Date: 2012
Location: Tempe
Keywords: Agriculture, Backyard, Residential, Urban, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Chicken
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Date: 2012
Location: Tempe
Keywords: Agriculture, Backyard, Residential, Urban, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Sandra
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Date: 2011
Location: Tempe
Keywords: Backyard, People, Residential, Urban, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Pollen
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Date: 4/2012
Location: Tempe
Keywords: Backyard, Residential, Urban, Vegetation, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: The Loss of a Flower
Description: It seems like a little thing, losing a flower but it didnít feel that way. I know it doesnít seem rational, to be upset about a single flower but I was, it actually made my heart race when I saw it... http://post.ly/6wcuw
Date: 2012
Location: Tempe
Keywords: Backyard, Residential, Urban, Vegetation, Wildlife, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Baby Sparrow V
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Date: 2012
Location: Tempe
Keywords: Backyard, Residential, Urban, Wildlife, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Baby Sparrow IV
Description: Sparrows have started nesting in our roof. The babies fall out from time to time, if we find then we get them to a rescue. This year we didn't save any, we found them all dead. We have cats that come into our yard and mutilate the baby birds. They don't eat them, they just kill them and leave the little bodies in the yard.
Date: 2012
Location: Tempe
Keywords: Backyard, Residential, Wildlife, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Baby Sparrow III
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Date: 2012
Location: Tempe
Keywords: Backyard, Residential, Urban, Wildlife, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Baby Sparrow II
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Date: 2012
Location: Tempe
Keywords: Backyard, Residential, Wildlife, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Last of the Beets
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Date: 2012
Location: Tempe
Keywords: Agriculture, Backyard, Urban, Vegetation, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Tiny Bee
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Date: 2012
Location: Tempe
Keywords: Backyard, Urban, Vegetation, Wildlife, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Experiences in the Backyard
Description: This video has been in continual revision about the experiences taking place in my backyard. We miss the multiple scales at which we experience these personal spaces so I play with time scales and resolution bringing awareness to what often goes unnoticed.
Date: 5/2011
Location: Tempe
Keywords: Backyard, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Three eggs
Description: All of our chickens are laying eggs now
Date: 5/2011
Location: Tempe
Keywords: Agriculture, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: The last of our beets
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Date: 4/2011
Location: Tempe
Keywords: Agriculture, Backyard, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Chicken Nest
Description: I placed a foosball in the nest so she would know where to lay.
Date: 4/2011
Location: Tempe
Keywords: Backyard, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Baby Starlings
Description: They also fell out of their nest but I didn't find them until the morning. I buried them under our compost.
Date: 4/2011
Location: Tempe
Keywords: Backyard, Wildlife, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Baby Sparrow
Description: This sparrow had fallen out of its nest in our roof. We took it to a bird rescue, they said he/she was going to be OK.
Date: 3/2011
Location: Tempe
Keywords: Backyard, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Chickens ready to roost
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Date: 1/2011
Location: Tempe
Keywords: Backyard, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Sparrows in flight
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Date: 9/2010
Location: Tempe
Keywords: Backyard, Wildlife, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Lizard skeleton
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Date: 4/2011
Location: Tempe
Keywords: Backyard, Wildlife, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Chickens in the compost
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Date: 3/2011
Location: Tempe
Keywords: Backyard, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Radishes
Description: From our planter boxes, which happen to be discarded dresser drawers
Date: 3/2011
Location: Tempe
Keywords: Agriculture, Backyard, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Dogs at night
Description: Dogs had lights attached to investigated roaming patterns when they were let out at night.
Date: 2/2011
Location: Tempe
Keywords: Backyard, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: The chicken event
Description: This sequence of images is about an event that took place one morning in our backyard. To read about the event please visit http://beautifulstruggle.posterous.com/a-chicken-event-in-january
Date: 1/2011
Location: Tempe
Keywords: Backyard, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Neighbor chickens roosting in our palo verde
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Date: 1/2011
Location: Tempe
Keywords: Backyard, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Rototilling and watering in the backyard
Description:
Date: 3/2011
Location: Tempe
Keywords: Backyard, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Late Day Light
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Date: 5/2011
Location: Tempe
Keywords: Backyard, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Beer Bottle
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Date: 8/2010
Location: Tempe
Keywords: Backyard, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Squash Leaves
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Date: 11/2010
Location: Tempe
Keywords: Backyard, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Chicks
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Date: 12/2010
Location: Tempe
Keywords: Backyard, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Sparrows in the Yard
Description:
Date: 5/2010
Location: Tempe
Keywords: Backyard, Wildlife, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Backyard 6
Description:
Date: 5/2010
Keywords: Backyard, Private Space, Residential, Urban, Vegetation, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Pigeon on a Wire
Description:
Date: 5/2010
Location: Tempe
Keywords: Airspace, Backyard, Housing, Private Space, Residential, Urban, Wildlife, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: American Flag 2
Description: Woman holding an American flag at SB 1070 protest
Date: 4/2010
Location: Phoenix
Keywords: People, Public Space, immigration, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Mexican Umbrella
Description: Shade being provided by umbrella with Mexican flag print
Date: 4/2010
Location: Phoenix
Keywords: People, Public Space, immigration, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Protest Banner
Description: Protest Banner at SB 1070 protest
Date: 4/2010
Location: Phoenix
Keywords: People, Public Space, immigration, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Protester
Description: Protester at SB 1070 protest
Date: 4/2010
Keywords: People, Public Space, immigration, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: American Flag
Description: Boy wrapped in American flag at SB 1070 protest
Date: 4/2010
Location: Phoenix
Keywords: People, Public Space, immigration, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Overwatch
Description: Police watching the SB 1070 protest
Date: 4/2010
Location: Phoenix
Keywords: People, immigration, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Pigeon feather
Description: Found below a pigeon nest
Date: 5/2010
Location: Tempe
Keywords: Backyard, Housing, Private Space, Residential, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Bird Nest
Description: Bird nest under our roof.
Date: 5/2010
Location: Tempe
Keywords: Backyard, Housing, Private Space, Residential, Urban, Wildlife, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Marble
Description: One of our dogs pulled this marble out of the dirt, the flowers off a palo verde filled it back in.
Date: 5/2010
Location: Tempe
Keywords: Backyard, Private Space, Residential, Urban, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Backyard Window
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Date: 4/2010
Location: Tempe
Keywords: Backyard, Housing, Private Space, Residential, Urban, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Pima Reservation 2
Description:
Date: 4/2010
Keywords: Commercial, Private Space, Un-developed, Vegetation, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Pima Reservation
Description: Golf course on the Pima reservation
Date: 4/2010
Keywords: Private Space, Vegetation, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Everyday Flowers
Description: Wildflowers as one walks up Hardy
Date: 4/2010
Location: Tempe
Keywords: Urban, Vegetation, Wildlife, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Backyard 5
Description: Sandra out in the morning with our dogs.
Date: 3/2010
Location: Tempe
Keywords: Backyard, Housing, Private Space, Residential, Urban, Vegetation, Wildlife, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Backyard 4
Description: Backyard after heavy winter rains
Date: 3/2010
Location: Tempe
Keywords: Backyard, Housing, Private Space, Residential, Urban, Vegetation, Wildlife, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Backyard 3
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Date: 3/2010
Location: Tempe
Keywords: Backyard, Housing, Private Space, Residential, Vegetation, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Salt River
Description: Heavy growth after the winter rains
Date: 3/2010
Location: Mesa
Keywords: Recreation, Riparian, River, Salt River, Vegetation, Water, Wildlife, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Pigeon Nest
Description:
Date: unkn
Location: Tempe
Keywords: Backyard, Housing, Private Space, Residential, Urban, Vegetation, Wildlife, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Backyard Reflection
Description:
Date: 5/2010
Location: Tempe
Keywords: Backyard, Housing, Private Space, Residential, Urban, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Backyard 2
Description: Dog toy in the backyard
Date: 5/2010
Keywords: Backyard, Housing, Private Space, Residential, Urban, Vegetation, Wildlife, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Backyard 1
Description:
Date: 5/2010
Location: Tempe
Keywords: Backyard, Housing, Private Space, Residential, Urban, Vegetation, Wildlife, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Backyard
Description: The backyard in the evening
Date: 4/2010
Location: Tempe
Keywords: Backyard, Housing, Private Space, Residential, Urban, Vegetation, Wildlife, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Dog Day
Description: I wanted to photograph a day in the backyard, not more often than I experience it though, so I photographed every time I took our dogs outside; this felt like the most realistic way in which I experience our backyard.
Date: 4/2010
Location: Tempe
Keywords: Backyard, Housing, Private Space, Urban, Vegetation, Wildlife, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Grand Canal 3
Description: A collection of images taken in order starting in Phoenix and ending on the Pima Indian Reservation.
Date: unknown
Keywords: Canal, Water, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Grand Canal 2
Description: A collection of images taken in order starting in Phoenix and ending on the Pima Indian Reservation.
Date: 2009
Keywords: Canal, Water, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Grand Canal 1
Description: A collection of images taken in order starting in Phoenix and ending on the Pima Indian Reservation.
Date: 2009
Keywords: Canal, Water, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Budlight in Canal
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Date: 5/2009
Keywords: Canal, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Fish in the Canal
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Date: 5/2009
Keywords: Canal, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Hwy 101
Description: Just under the 101 overpass along the canal, moving onto the Pima reservation
Date: 5/2009
Keywords: Canal, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Arizona Canal 8
Description: Canal on the Pima Indian Reservation
Date: 1/2009
Keywords: Canal, Water, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Arizona Canal 7
Description: Canal on the Pima Indian Reservation
Date: 1/2009
Keywords: Artifact, Canal, Water, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Arizona Canal 6
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Date: 1/2009
Keywords: Canal, Water, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Arizona Canal 5
Description: Canal below hwy 51
Date: 1/2009
Keywords: Canal, Water, Wildlife, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Arizona Falls 2
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Date: 1/2009
Keywords: Canal, Public Works, Water, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Arizona Canal 4
Description:
Date: 1/2009
Keywords: Canal, Public Works, Water, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Arizona Canal 3
Description: canal close to sunnyslope
Date: 1/2009
Keywords: Canal, Water, Wildlife, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Arizona Canal 2
Description: Canal running through Scottsdale
Date: 0/2009
Keywords: Canal, Commercial, Water, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Canals
Description: Canal system by Salt River
Date: 1/2009
Keywords: Canal, Water, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Arizona Canal
Description:
Date: 1/2009
Keywords: Canal, Public Space, Water, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Waterfront
Description: Canal system in the waterfront area
Date: 1/2009
Keywords: Canal, Commercial, Development, Retail, Urban, Water, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Tempe Town Lake East
Description: Tempe Town Lake facing east of A mountain
Date: 1/2009
Keywords: Public Space, River, Salt River, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Salt River/Tempe Town Lake
Description: The dry Salt River bed with water fro heavy rains
Date: 1/2009
Keywords: River, Salt River, Vegetation, Water, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Bladder Dam Water Fall
Description: Water over flows from heavy rains
Date: 1/2009
Keywords: River, Salt River, Water, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Bladder Dam 2
Description: Wildlife near bladder dam
Date: 1/2009
Keywords: River, Salt River, Wildlife, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Bladder Dam
Description: Wildlife at bladder damn
Date: 0/2009
Keywords: River, Salt River, Water, Wildlife, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Tempe Town Lake 3
Description: Tempe Town Lake from A mountain
Date: 1/2009
Keywords: Public Space, River, Salt River, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Tempe Town Lake 2
Description:
Date: 1/2009
Keywords: Public Space, Recreation, River, Salt River, Water, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: River Bed
Description: Salt river bed past Tempe Town Lake dam
Date: 2/2009
Keywords: Salt River, Water, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Tempe Town Lake
Description: West of the Tempe Town Lake dam
Date: 1/2009
Location: Tempe
Keywords: Riparian, River, Salt River, Vegetation, Water, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Arizona Falls
Description:
Date: 2/2009
Keywords: Canal, Public Works, Water, All Images

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Contributor: Edgar Cardenas
Title: Salt River #1
Description: Mountain run-off area
Date: 2/2009
Keywords: Riparian, River, Salt River, Water, Wildlife, All Images

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