Stu­dents par­tic­i­pate in all aspects of field research, includ­ing logis­ti­cal prepa­ra­tions and the cap­tur­ing, han­dling, and sam­pling of birds.  Fre­quently, stu­dents are required to develop and imple­ment their own small research project, which includes lit­er­a­ture reviews, pro­posal devel­op­ment, data col­lec­tion, data analy­sis, and write-up and pre­sen­ta­tion of results.  The High Arc­tic Insti­tute coop­er­ates with Dr. Jen­nifer Burn­ham at Augus­tana Col­lege in Rock Island, IL, to iden­tify suit­able stu­dents for our pro­gram.  Fre­quently projects done by stu­dents in Green­land can be incor­po­rated into Senior Research Projects at Augus­tana.  By pro­vid­ing this oppor­tu­nity we hope to fos­ter student’s inter­est in the con­ser­va­tion and research of Arc­tic species and train the sci­en­tists of tomorrow.

Stu­dent Par­tic­i­pants and Their Research