Tag Archives: field scientists

Ellis Locke—Buluk, Kenya #4: Out of the field and into the lab

Six weeks seem to have flown by, and suddenly I’ve left camp and returned to the lab. If the days in the field felt long, they pale in comparison to the long hours Ellen and I have been putting into … Continue reading

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Ellis Locke—Buluk, Kenya #3: Digging in to the past and the passing of time

The field season keeps chugging along, and everyone has fully settled into the routine of work and camp life. Each morning, the whole crew gathers for breakfast at 6:30 am; there’s always plenty of chai to go around. By 7 … Continue reading

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Andrew Bishop—Paraguay #3: A True Learning Experience

Typically I expect my close friends to be happy when they see me and cry when I leave, but sometimes things work differently in the Southern Hemisphere. Our first few days in the Ache communities of Kuety and Arroyo Bandera … Continue reading

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Andrew Bishop—Paraguay #1: This is field work!

“Now you are getting a real field work experience,” IHO research scientist and project leader Kim Hill said, as we stepped out of the Land Cruiser and saw a huge puddle of oil on ground. The leaking oil filter was … Continue reading

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In Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Hi! I am Kaye Reed (that’s me, fifth in from the left on the bottom row in the black shirt), and I am a paleontologist with a focus on paleoecology. I am also co-director of the Ledi-Geraru Research Project, which … Continue reading

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Fossil Hunting: Ledi-Geraru, Ethiopia

IHO is excited to launch a new section of the blog this month that will feature scientists and students working at a field site in the Afar Regional State of Ethiopia, called the Ledi-Geraru research area. What is a bit … Continue reading

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