Tag Archives: Global change

Heather

Finally got another field day again – they really are scarce and far between nowadays. But what a field day it was: heading back to Flanders’ most beautiful heathland to harvest our temperature loggers we have been hiding there for … Continue reading

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DNA

Another exciting package in the mail this week, and it’s this precious little soil DNA kit: I am testing this kit for a new project we are working on, together with Fiels4Ever, an initiative looking at the health of agricultural … Continue reading

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The Krkonoše Mountains

Lush green fields, pine forests and flower-rich alpine grasslands: our belowground project will go to the Czech Republic! After sampling soils, roots, plants and microclimates in Argentina, Chile, Norway, Sweden and Tenerife, the Czech MIREN team will now also join … Continue reading

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New MIREN website!

Exciting news! We made a new website for MIREN, the Mountain Invasion Research Network. It still sits at http://www.mountaininvasions.org, yet is now a lot more visually attractive. Visit the site for the nice mountain views, stay for the cool mountain … Continue reading

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Sensors

Eleven thousand and counting! This summer has been huge for our SoilTemp-database. Little could we have imagined that our project would become such a tremenduous success, with people contributing from all over the world! We are now collecting pictures as … Continue reading

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Our green is grey

This column appeared originally in Dutch in EOS (www.eoswetenschap.eu) There’s no nature here anymore in Flanders. Not if we were to define it as ‘untouched wilderness’ that is not or hardly influenced by human activities. We have lost our last … Continue reading

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