Category Archives: Sweden

Revisiting Ekenäs

A little addendum to my previous post on our microclimatemeeting: I had been there before, in the Ekenäs Herrgård. That time, June 2015, the mansion was bathing in the suns of spring, and the chestnut in the garden was in … Continue reading

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Microclimate ecology and biogeography

It’s one thing to have a great database. It’s a second one to put it to good use. The data is there, our SoilTemp-database for example has accumulated over 7500 loggers from all over the world now, and contributions are … Continue reading

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Following from afar

What a feeling that gives: when your PhD- and master-students are rocking their fieldwork, and pictures of their successes are tumbling past. Case in point: this success for our mountain trail surveys in Norway, finished in the rain and with … Continue reading

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Weather station data insufficient for predicting the faith of biodiversity under climate change

We have been doing it all wrong with how we study what the effect of climate change on our biodiversity will be, say Jonas Lembrechts from the University of Antwerp and an international team of ecologists. Their warning is published … Continue reading

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Species (re)distributions in Scandinavian mountains

I am happy and honoured to announce some fantastic news: this week, we got a 4-years Fundamental Research Grant from the Research Foundation Flanders (FWO) to strengthen our research on species (re)distributions in the Scandinavian mountains, in the framework of … Continue reading

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Catching the Arctic summer

When summer treats you kindly in the Arctic, there is no better place to be. Summers are short up in the north, however, so you’ll need to be lucky to catch them. We were very lucky this year, and were … Continue reading

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