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The first signs of a new season

There are the first signs of a new growing season up on the fields (well indoors anyway) at Go Local.

We are still waiting for the ground to dry up but the seeds are starting to go into pots and trays in various poly tunnels. 18 more words

Go Local Food

New blog: Crane Cultures

Follow my current research in the Huleh Valley (N. Israel/Palestine) and the Somerset Levels: cranecultures.wordpress.com

This is an informal space for the sharing of work in progress; an incidental archive-in-the-making. 52 more words


First Fruits

It’s the end of my third day in the Huleh Valley – a time spent finding my feet and orientating myself in the landscape. Days marked by brief encounters and long waits of various kinds. 331 more words


Understanding the mountains from the bottom up

By Cailey B. Condit Ph.D. student, Geological Sciences, University of Colorado – Boulder

Have you ever sat on a ski lift and looked out at the snowy peaks and wondered, “How did these mountains get here and how long have they been around?” Or spent a few minutes scrolling through NASA’s Instagram account and gasped at a beautiful picture of some mountain range from space and thought to yourself, “How does that form?” If you ever have had these kinds of thoughts, we have a lot in common. 1,693 more words


Over the Bridge and Through the Mud

Just two hours after my plane touched down in Laos on Wednesday, I was in a van on the road to one of our project sites. 725 more words


We're back!

Ted Scambos writes:

The OTI research team has two projects for the 2016 season: a return to the Antarctic Peninsula where a large plate of ice is on the brink of collapse, and testing of a new instrument on a frozen Minnesota lake. 54 more words

Summary of a successful field season

From the time we arrive in Antarctica to the time we depart, we hurry around working to obtain our samples, get them processed, collect good data, and get the samples prepared for shipping home. 676 more words

Field Season