Who said measurement was boring, tedious, a dry affair? When you measure wild, woolly, slimy, sneaky wild animals, it's anything but. We learn how to measure salmon puke, snoweshoe hare food, deer survival, and fish fat. Whoa.
Alaska: Nature's Labratory
The research and outdoor adventures of Sophie Gilbert, a Ph.D. Candidate at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Alaska is the Ideal place to learn about the natural world, both as a scientist and adventurer. Wildlife species thrive in diverse habitats, from coastal temperate rainforests to glaciated mountain peaks, tundra, and boreal forests. See a few of my adventures and research projects.