Latest posts

Arctic bird sitting on the ground and looking to the right.

Uncategorized

The long way home

Posted on 18 August 2014 by Lisa Mol

Well, this is it! 16 days away from home, 10 days in the field, 2 days in the lab and 1 day survival training later it’s time to go home. But I’ve deprived you from updates on the past couple of days! There’s been highs, there’s been lows, there’s been everything in between. One of
Read more


Uncategorized

Let’s talk about feelings

Posted on 12 August 2014 by Lisa Mol

So rather than documenting the past two days in chronological order I thought I should write a post about how fieldwork makes you feel. It is always a somewhat emotional time; you’ve worked really hard to get the research grant applications in, which is draining, then there is the tense wait on the results. Once
Read more

Uncategorized

A tale of two field days and a looooong hike

Posted on 10 August 2014 by Lisa Mol

Hello again! After a couple of days of just running around the field this blog is now official overdue! Oh dear. So to make up for it I’ll present you with not one, not two, but three field reports. 8/8 So. Interesting day today. After a last minute suggestion by Hanne that across the water
Read more

Uncategorized

It’s been a long day….

Posted on 9 August 2014 by Lisa Mol

So, I try to post every other day to make sure I have enough entertaining fieldwork tales to fill a blog. Today I planned on blogging but it’s just not going to happen. As a way of an apology, I’ll leave you with this (rough) map of today’s hike, a picture of the terrain and
Read more