Tag Archives: Garden

History in the making

What you see brightening up my garden on the picture above is what we hope will be the future of microclimate monitoring: a TMS-logger with connection to the internet! Yes, you read that correctly, TOMST is currently working on a … Continue reading

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Botanical beauty

A sunny spring day brought me to the botanical garden in Meise, close to Brussels. An amazing garden with picturesque views behind every corner. A friend of mine makes it a point to stroll through the botanical garden of each … Continue reading

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Spring

Spring is on its way, I promise! I went to Portugal to check it out for you myself. If you want to know why I was there, check out my previous post. Even that far south, spring seemed to be … Continue reading

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The modern botanist

For what it’s worth: I tried out this new fancy smartphone app called Pl@ntNet, and as a plant ecologist, I can happily give it my seal of approval. Everybody who has only the most remote interested in plants, stay tuned … Continue reading

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Forest variation

Small-scale variation. It is a super important part of my research. I mostly look at it from a human perspective: how humans can disturb an ecosystem and change the whole hidden set of abiotic and biotic factors that drive these systems with … Continue reading

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Open for discussion

To know what will happen to ecosystems in a changing world, we need to know the fate of the nutrients within them, like carbon and nitrogen. To know the fate of these nutrients, we need to know how they are distributed and … Continue reading

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