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Sunday Funday
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Hello faithful blog readers. Today was pretty foggy, so we were unable to fly any drones due to condensation on the electronics. However, folks got other projects to work on like analyzing the data we had already collected and working … Read More

Digging, flying, and a lot of ACTATGCACGTC…
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Another day in paradise, and a bunch more science. Our group has a number of on-going projects at Skalanes: aerial surveying (near infrared and visible light imagery) for archaeology and ecology, soil parameter analysis and DNA extraction in different types … Read More

The First Few Days at Skálanes
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Hello! My name is Sydney, and I am a rising senior majoring in chemistry and minoring in math and physics. While in Iceland, I have been doing work with soil analysis and archaeology. If you are interested, our research in … Read More

Delicious Food = Science Completed
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A lot had to be done today, but when did that ever bother anyone getting their stomachs full and tastebuds stimulated? After an early rise, a group of us headed out to the field at 8 AM to capture imagery … Read More

In which we take a scenic drive
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Hello dear readers! We awoke to another day of beautiful weather and warm sunshine, which was enjoyed by the small herd of napping horses along the river. Charlie and I can’t figure out what we’ve done right to have 9 … Read More

Between Two Glaciers
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The first thing we did today was pack and travel. We left our hostel in Vik early this morning, making a stop to collect groceries for the next few days, and set out north-east to Klaustur. Klauster is a small … Read More