Caroline Van Hemert is a research biologist at the Alaska Science Center and studies avian ecology and wildlife disease. She recently completed her Ph.D. in biology at the University of Alaska Fairbanks and has a background in creative writing (M.A. at Western Washington University). email@example.com
Patrick Farrell studied art at Western Washington University and owns a design & build company in Anchorage, Alaska (www.farrellhomebuilding.com). firstname.lastname@example.org
Caroline and Patrick live year-round in Alaska, residing in both Anchorage and Haines. Prior to the current expedition, they have climbed, skied, paddled, and explored together for more than 10 years (see Other Trips).