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Blog and Field Reports

Innovative Summary!!

Published: February 05, 2016
Today was a day for wrapping up cameras, reviewing data sheets and videos to confirm all is copied to a second hard drive and packing…

Last Day of Data Collection!

Published: February 04, 2016
Thursday was our last day of data collection for our Innovative/Creativity study of the dolphins and sea lions at DE. It was another successful day…

Sea Lions, too!

Published: February 03, 2016
Yes, it's true! We are collecting data on how creative and innovative the sea lions at DE are also! That is, we are not only…

Sunshine!! and LOTS of data!!

Published: February 03, 2016
Today was a wonderfully sunny and warm day! A welcome change from yesterday. And, we collected LOTS of data: we had 36 sessions for data…

Rainy Days and Mondays ...

Published: February 02, 2016
If I remember the song correctly, rainy days and Mondays get the singer down ... That was not the case at DE with innovative data…

Sunday - Day 1 for Data Collection!

Published: February 01, 2016
Thank you DE!! Allison and I were able to observe and record 19 innovate sessions with the dolphins and 4 with the sea lions! We…

Arrived to Nassau and greeted by warm sunshine!

Published: January 30, 2016
Allison and I arrived today, albeit on different flights. We are settled in at our lodging and have groceries stocked. Our cameras are prepped -…

All Packed and Ready to Go!

Published: January 29, 2016
As the song says ... "all my bags are packed and I'm ready to go ..." Departure is Saturday morning from Fort Lauderdale (for me)…


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