Exploring life in the night sky Hi, I’m Dr. Jennifer Krauel. I’m an ecologist who’s fascinated by life in the night sky. I study animal migration, especially bats and insects and at high altitudes. My research is driven by a deep desire to conserve and protect biodiversity. Learn more » What is aeroecology and why does it matter?Explore aeroecology » Latest posts Instrumenting the night skyMounting the tethersonde Let’s take a closer look at the components of the Aeroscope. Tethersonde Directly below Mothra, at the 25 meter line mark, goes the Tethersonde. This instrument includes an anemometer,… Instrumenting the night skyRead More In the fieldMeet MothraThe AeroscopeNASBR 2019 was terrific!