Archive for Amanda Hoffman

We Love a Survey!

Today we made a blissful hike up to the snout (an alternative term for the terminus) of the Morterartsch glacier near Pontresina, Switerland. Our mission for the day was to perform several ecological surveys based on the concept of space-for-time. When applied to glaciers, this concept allows us to observe the space and conditions where […]

Train Travel Theatrics

Early this morning, we once again found ourselves biding Auf Wiedersehen to our hostel as we left Zermatt and traveled to Grindelwald. Though we have ridden many trains during our thirteen days of travel and could almost, by the most liberal of definitions, be considered experts at navigating Swiss railway stations, our journey was slowed […]