Adventures in field science

Photo by Glen Liston, Colorado State University
Photo by Glen Liston, Colorado State University

Alaskan geologists, biologists, archaeologists and lots of other kinds of -ologists cover the wilderness in their work, in search of knowledge but avoiding something many outdoor folks are looking for: adventure. On this show, we’ll hear from field scientists about their challenges studying Alaska, and how they keep safe and work effectively in places where other people go to test themselves against the elements. 

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HOST: Charles Wohlforth


  • Montana Hodges, author, “Rockhounding Alaska”; geologist, University of Montana, Missoula
  • Morgan Blanchard, archaeologist, Northern Land Use Research Alaska
  • Anne Jensen, anthropologist, Barrow

BROADCAST: Thursday, Oct 8, 2015, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. AKDT

REPEAT BROADCAST:  Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015, 8:00 – 9:00 p.m. AKDT

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