Fieldwork Ready with Dr. Sara Vero


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Fieldwork Ready with Dr. Sara Vero.

Fieldwork and lab work are two sides of the same scientific coin. However, when preparing for fieldwork, there are many things to consider that don’t come up in a lab. This episode, we talk with Dr. Sara Vero about her new book, Fieldwork Ready, which covers anything from the practical ins and outs of common fieldwork processes and equipment, health and safety issues, and things to consider before going out into the field.

Tune in to learn:

  • Why rest matters for fieldwork
  • Questions to ask before starting fieldwork
  • How to correct or avoid errors in data
  • The differences between hazards and risks

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