Citizen science

My latest post for Canadian Science Publishing came out yesterday – all about citizen science, what kind of projects we have in Canada, and what to keep in mind – as a citizen and a scientist – if you want to get involved. “You’ve likely heard about citizen science in the news, at conferences, and…

Arctic Memories

This morning I’m thinking of the Arctic, for a range of interrelated reasons. A tragic accident in the Arctic Ocean (M’Clure Strait) this morning claimed the lives of three people: a University of Manitoba researcher, the Commander of the CCGS Amundsen research vessel, and the pilot. There are always risks involved in Arctic fieldwork, risks…