Tag Archives: Fieldwork

The much-needed handbook

Let me tell you a little story. Imagine that you are an ambitious young PhD-student, worried about climate change and dedicated to spend the next 4 years performing an experiment that will answer critical questions on the future of our … Continue reading

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Pink

Nothing says pink like the Flemish heathlands at the end of summer. I was lucky enough to spend one of the last hot summer days on the vast pink plains of the ‘Kalmthoutse Heide’, where we have our sites for … 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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Four fronts

Summer arrived, and that means: fieldwork! And this summer, more than ever before, that fieldwork is spreading across the world. We will have four important fronts of research open this summer, and I aim to keep you updated about all … Continue reading

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Good Field Practices

Tomorrow, we have an important lab meeting with summer coming up: good field practices. We will bring together the master and PhD-students working with us to talk about the do’s and don’ts in the field, and to learn from each … Continue reading

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An anticipated package

Last week brought a fantastic and long-anticipated present from the Czech Republic in my mail: two heavy boxes with over a hundred TOMST TMS-4s. That name is a code for something that I would call without exaggeration a new era in … Continue reading

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Manzano

Please allow me some nostalgic feelings today. If I show you the pictures I was browsing through, you’ll immediately realize why: It is nostalgia for that fabulous day on the steep mountain road heading out of el Manzano up to … Continue reading

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