The Team On a Wall

We were out surveying a terrace the other day and the staircase built in to the wall was just too good an opportunity to pass up. Here’s the team, basking on a rock wall: You’ll notice a new face in the group. Kinsey just joined the expedition and will be working with us for the … More The Team On a Wall

It’s stormy!

We were supposed to be headed to Paros today to visit some islands but look at the weather out my window: The ferry is still running but there’s no way we’re going to be island-hopping tomorrow.; it’s supposed to keep this up through the night! I guess that means it’s time to catch up on … More It’s stormy!

Picturing lizards

As I’ve mentioned here before, Podarcis erhardi have some really colorful undersides.     It’s tough to get a good picture though… more often than not my fingers are covering a good bit of the lizard, obscuring its pattern. I’m working on solutions, but I haven’t found one yet. My most recent attempt is using … More Picturing lizards

The Panda Express

We do lots of driving on Naxos. This is our trusty field car. It’s a Fiat Panda. We call it the Panda Express. It’s sometimes a little tight, but we make everything fit. Okay, it’s really tight, but we love it nonetheless. (The kayaks worked beautifully by the way but I don’t have any pictures … More The Panda Express

Introducing the team!

This year I’ve been lucky enough to bring three Yale undergraduates along with me to Greece. They’ve been here for almost a week and are settling in admirably! They’re going to be a huge part of this summer, and a major ingredient for its success, so I want to give them a full introduction. You’ll … More Introducing the team!