Tag Archives: Fieldwork

Soils!

Heaps of soil in the sun, that is our view this week! We are starting a little sensor calibration experiment, where we create a variety of soils as we find in our garden experiment across Flanders to test the soil … Continue reading

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Bacteria: a thermometer for the past

It was at a lunchtime seminar of our research group that Cindy De Jonge introduced a new concept to me: using variation in cell membrane lipids (affectionately called brGDGT lipids by those who love them) as a thermometer for the … Continue reading

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It is possible!

I just received the beautiful lake-view above and, oh boy, is that an important picture! It means that we made it happen, despite the ongoing pandemic and the kilos of extra administrative chaos it brought with it: we sent a … Continue reading

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Cold fieldwork news

I received some pictures from the snowy colds of the Norwegian mountains this week, where The3DLab-member Ronja went on a cross-country ski tour to her seed addition experiment to measure snow depth. Snow is a crucial component of microclimate as … Continue reading

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Fieldwork night

PhD candidate Jan is currently representing the team in the high north. Tonight: spectacular yet lonely dinner-with-a-view in the waffle house on top of Låktatjåkko mountain, cosely tucked away from the windy 2°C that rules outside. The coronavirus has made … Continue reading

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Tales from the field

The global pandemic is still restricting lots of our fieldwork, and we have to cancel unfortunately another batch of work planned in northern Norway, but not all of it is going down the drain. PhD-student Ronja, for example, is having … Continue reading

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