Monthly Archives: August 2012

Prince Leopold Island, 2012, seabird monitoring

August 27, 2012

Bird biologists have been working on PLI since the 1970s, with thick-billed murres being the focus of much of the monitoring and research, although the other species are used in a number of studies. Here are a few of the things that biologists do while on PLI. Plot monitoring: Much of the day on PLI, […]

Prince Leopold Island, 2012, important bird area

August 19, 2012

To end the summer off I got to work on Prince Leopold Island (PLI) in the high Arctic. Although I have worked in a number of low Arctic regions, this is my first time to the high north. To reach camps in the far north you work with the Polar Continental Shelf Program (PCSP) based […]