As I alluded to in my last post, I went out with the fisherman the next morning to help him pull in nets. It turns out he and his hired hand had the work well in order, but I still got to take some cool pictures and get an inside look at fishing in Greece. … More Fishing off Amorgos
And, just a quick picture of the port on Amorgos. I went hiking in search of lizards as the sun went down after the long day of island hopping. Not many lizards on that trip, but a great view of the island.
Hi everyone, I’m a little behind on the blog so the next several posts are going to be picture-heavy and text-light. I hope you don’t mind, but I’ve been so wrapped up with work lately that if I wait for time to write out all the stories in detail it’ll be about time to start … More Island hopping off of Amorgos
After some ten and a half hours of sleep last night we got up ready to start another day of field research. This time we only had one island to visit but unfortunately the boat owners weren’t available until the afternoon. We were hoping to get the research done in time to rest during the … More Amorgos day 2
I don’t have much Internet time, but here are a few pictures from my hotel. All is well!
Today was our first day on Amorgos, though we actually spent the whole day off the island hopping between nearby smaller islands surveying vegetation, invertebrates, lizards and sea birds as part of an ongoing project monitoring the eradication of rats from much of this area. We got a nice early start hoping to get a … More Amorgos day 1
Saturday June, 9 After a nice time on Naxos the research team that I’m shadowing split up between several different islands. I traveled by ferry to Amorgos with three student researchers to assist in an invasive species project looking at the effects of rat eradication on these islands. I was along mainly to see the … More Amorgos