Day 13 – Exchange

Communication was right at the top of our agenda for Day 13. We were met by tour guides and researchers from the Universidad Estatal Amazónica for a fascinating discussion. We had sought out and gathered a top team of scientists from a range of fields related to our project for this meeting. The Goethe-Institut (and others) had […]

Day 10 – Analysing in the field

After two successful days on Chimborazo, we moved on to Ambato on Day 10. There, we had time to actually look more closely at the samples we had collected and evaluate the many observations we had made over the past few days. In our fields of research, it is not very often that we get […]

Day 5 – Visiting the glacier

The time had finally come! We headed up to the glaciers covering Antisana together with our partners from the Universidad Estatal Amazónica on Day 5. What evidence of human impact would we find in this remote location? We were treated to stunning scenery on our journey to the volcano located about 55 km to the east […]