Category Archives: France
Passing through Paris today on my way to Amiens for a meet-up with colleagues. Looking forward to great science! Paris, so close to home, yet it feels so different from Belgium!
In my previous blogpost, I highlighted the important effects of local topography on microclimate, and of the latter on species distributions. I used a man-made structure, a slate quarry, as an extreme example. Now, I’d like to take you to … Continue reading
For an ecologist interested in where plants are growing, the local climate is crucial. And that microclimate is for a large part influenced by the local topography. Slopes, aspect, elevation, cold air pooling… All the bumps and crevices in the … Continue reading
When scientists (or people in general) work together, magic happens. I am a dedicated advocate of that policy: if a lot of people all do a little bit of work, the level of interest of the results skyrockets. I was … Continue reading
How plants deal with stress has always fascinated me. Remember that post where I argued that plants can fly? Well, they can for sure, yet that does not mean they have to be able to deal with the circumstances wherever … Continue reading