Tag Archives: Field ecology

Remember them

I still owed you a gallery of my latest visit to Abisko. You can enjoy the rainbows, clouds and splashes of sun here (or find it on the right of my blog).  Summer is gone and all flowers are fading. It … Continue reading

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Just checking up on my dandelions

Tomorrow I will go back to Sweden to check on my dandelions (and their colleagues). They got two whole growing seasons to become as distinguished as those three in the picture, but circumstances might have been less ideal at 1000 meters … Continue reading

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Protected

During with the nice and persistent heath we were experiencing in Belgium, we started our drought experiment on the university campus. With the help of some very welcome extra hands, we put ten by twenty meters of plastic foil over our greenhouse … Continue reading

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Above the polar circle – rematch, please

Mountain ecologist Jonas Lembrechts spent ten intense fieldwork days above the polar circle in Sweden and Norway, where he follows non-native plant species and their spread in the mountains. This post appears in a serie on this expedition. The story … Continue reading

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Above the polar circle – old and new

Mountain ecologist Jonas Lembrechts spent ten intense fieldwork days above the polar circle in Sweden and Norway, where he follows non-native plant species and their spread in the mountains. This post appears in a serie on this expedition. The story … Continue reading

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Success

I am on my way back to Belgium after a very intense but successful field campaign in the high north. We managed to do everything we planned: setting up a new experiment around Abisko, revisiting last year’s experiment and collecting over … Continue reading

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Endless days

We are back in Abisko again, the beautiful tiny little village in Northern Sweden, above the polar circle, where we will follow-up on our exciting experiments. Right before our arrival we arrived, skies started to clear after a period of rain, making … Continue reading

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