Field Notes

Follow University of Arkansas researchers and students in archeology, anthropology, astrophysics, biology, engineering, ecology,geology and more as they conduct field research around the globe this summer. The U of A, with more than 200 academic programs, is ranked among the top American public research universities by U.S. News & World Report and among only 2 percent of universities in America classified as having the highest level of research activity by The Carnegie Foundation.

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Seeing the Saw-Whet University of Arkansas researchers and volunteers have wrapped up their latest field season focused on CONTINUE READING

Honing in on Hornbills

Aditi Lele, a doctoral student in the Department of Biological Sciences, conducted field research on the relationship between hornbills and ecologically important tree species in the Anamalai Hills (also known as the Ele...

Chasing Woodcock

The late September sun was falling below the horizon when Joe Moore walked into an open field in the Michigan woods and watched the sky. Sunset is a good time to observe the flight and landing patterns of American woo...

Bulbuls and Babblers, a Bee-Eater and More

Anant Deshwal, a doctoral candidate in Department of Biological Sciences, is conducting field research on the ecology of bird communities in the Eastern Ghats, a discontinuous range of mountains on India’s east coast. He...

A Bounty of Butterflies

This is the latest in a series of guest posts from Mitchell Pruitt, a recent U of A honors graduate and current graduate student in the Department of Biological Sciences. ...

Losing Leaf Litter Lizards

The phrase “climate change” typically conjures up images of melting ice caps and starving polar bears in the North Pole. Few people think of the tropics being affected by climate change. Yet in the tropics, many species ...
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