Finding long-lost cousins?
Studying the anatomy of a marmot.
Enjoying the scenery.
Sorry the pictures are so random, that's all he's sent me! They've had a bit of bad luck with the weather, and have been stuck in the town of Zermatt. They can only get to the glacier by helicopter, so when there is any fog or snow they can't go. He was pretty confident that today he will be getting into the actual fieldwork. Hopefully I'll have some breathtaking views of the Matterhorn for you soon!