Category Archives: Luxemburg

From Vianden to home

On the hill overlooking the beautiful village of Vianden stands a black locust, Robinia pseudoacacia, a North-American tree introduced all over the world for gardening purposes.  With its nice feathered leaves obscuring the view from the viewpoint, it made a … Continue reading

Posted in Luxemburg | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Dinner with a view

While my previous post was a shout-out for all the fantastic science being presented here at the Neobiota conference in Luxembourg, this one can be short: just how amazing is this as a location for a conference dinner!? Dining between armours, giant … Continue reading

Posted in Luxemburg | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

A gathering of experts

Neobiota 2016: the largest gathering of invasion ecologists I have ever seen, all under the watching eye of Vianden’s famous castle. We joined forces here in Luxembourg with more than 260 ecologists from all over the world for what – up … Continue reading

Posted in Luxemburg | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Conferencing

It took them a bit longer than anticipated because of the tough decisions they had to make (3 times as many applicants as time slots), but I finally got the good news that I am welcome to present my research at the Neobiota-conference (on “new … Continue reading

Posted in Luxemburg, USA | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

California!

All my traveling and working abroad really starts to pay off! I will present the results of my first paper from Northern Scandinavia on the biggest ecology congress there is: the ESA conference in Sacramento, California, in August this year! This opportunity … Continue reading

Posted in Canary Islands, Chile, Luxemburg, Sweden, Tanzania, USA | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

Spring

The free time and the nice spring weather around Easter created some fantastic opportunities to finally focus on native vegetation again.          I got invited to the beautiful hills and forests in Luxemburg, a fantastic chance nobody should ever refuse. It became a … Continue reading

Posted in Luxemburg | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments