Visiting Washington Land wasn’t originally on our schedule. We were supposed to spend two weeks in Hall Land and later move the camp to Ellesmere Island. However, Hall Land wasn’t exactly what you call a biologist’s dream.
Finding ancient DNA13 August 2015 | Patricia Pecnerova
One of the few things that are usually true about a research plan is that it doesn’t work as expected, and if you're lucky it will lead into something completely different but equally (or even more) exciting.
Everyday duties9 August 2015 | Patricia Pecnerova
Field work is primarily about research and our effort is to collect as much data as possible but we still need to spend time with everyday duties like cooking and doing the dishes. A special task that is associated with field work in the Arctic is polar bear safety.
The fieldwork is about to start2 August 2015 | Fredrik Dalerum, Patricia Pecnerova
Our project, Arctic Islands, broadly aim at evaluating the potential effects of such marginalization on ecosystems properties and the ability to deliver critical ecosystem services in Arctic environments.