March 2019 – Co-occurrence networks? Microbial ecology? Grandma? Read my Behind the Paper (Mamet et al. 2019, ISMEJ) feature in the Nature Microbiology Community to find out what the heck I'm talking about:
January 2019 – Learn all about the implications of permafrost thaw in Canada and beyond in this Canadian Geographic article I was interviewed for (pp. 55–60):
December 2017 – As part of International Mountain Day, I had the pleasure of speaking with Meg Wilcox about my research in the Mackenzie Mountains. Find out more (including the three types of fun and what "sidekick syndrome" is) via the link below:
April 2017 – My predecessors and I have been collecting climate change-related data in the Mackenzie Mountains since 1990. In this Earthwatch webinar I explain why each year of monitoring is crucial and why Earthwatch volunteers are so important to this effort. Always remember: ice melts, but permafrost thaws!
December 2016 – Here's a follow-up to a blog post I wrote for the Mountain Research Initiative based out of Switzerland, You can find it here, along with other interesting blogs on work in mountainous regions here:
March 2016 – Working with the Mountain Research Initiative based out of Switzerland, I've written a blog post on citizen-scientist monitoring of treeline and permafrost in northern Canada. Check it out, along with other interesting blogs on work in mountainous regions here: http://www.blogs-mri.org/?p=1049
March 2016 – The Churchill Northern Studies Centre in northern Manitoba posted a video of some of my timelapse snow monitoring across the forest-tundra. In addition to providing a daily record of snow depth and plant phenology, the images make for a very cool look at changing subarctic seasons! Check it out here with music added for dramatic effect:
November 2014 – Boston, MA: Dr. LeeAnn Fishback and myself were invited to give a talk on doing Earthwatch citizen science in a really "cool" place. It was the clicker that malfunctioned, I swear! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oYc1bdfumTg
September 2006 – Ryan Murdock from Outpost Magazine published this article about hiking the Canol Heritage Trail. We crossed paths briefly at the start of the hike and chatted over a pot of tea at mile 222.