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Fieldwork Struggles

So here I am in beautiful Costa Rica, doing my best to finish this post before the power goes out!

I thought I would make this a personal post describing my time here. 793 more words



They say to expect the unexpected, but when you’re traveling or at anytime really, is it really considered unexpected if you anticipated it to happen? 606 more words


The joys of other people’s field work

Photos: Pulling in a gill net in Vatnshlíðarvatn; and a male arctic charr in spawning colour (S. Heard).

I’ve just come back from gill-netting arctic charr in Vatnshlíðarvatn, a small, shallow lake just west of Varmahlíð in northern Iceland. 996 more words


What's going on in the fields?

The good news is that the rain during the first two days of this week has filled up the water butts and watered all the crops out in the fields thoroughly. 304 more words

Go Local Food

A predator caught in the act

We were searching for junco nests when I heard the unmistakable tic-tic-tic of junco alarm chipping. We followed the sound a ways and found a pair of juncos perched on a low branch, alarm chipping for all they were worth. 434 more words


Tales from the Field in Antarctica: Post 5

Dr. Valerie Loeb is an adjunct professor at Moss Landing Marine Labs. Currently, she functions as an independent Antarctic ecosystem research scientist collaborating with Jarrod Santora of UC Santa Cruz. 916 more words

Research: Fresh From The Field

Euphoria by Lily King

I found out about this book by proofreading one of my library’s booklists. I can’t even remember which one, because I waited forever on hold and now the details are fuzzy. 747 more words

Adult Fiction