Tag Archives: Lake

Five steps from the office

Another office day. Work was going great, the much anticipated paper was taking shape, the data looked beautiful. But one thing was not feeling right. It took me a while to define the feeling, but then I realised what it … Continue reading

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Bariloche’s beauty

Called “Little Switzerland”, at the foot of the Andes, Bariloche is a stunning beauty of a place… Click here to loose yourself in a photo gallery of its amazing lakes and mountains. I could try to describe the emotions that … Continue reading

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From Argentina to the future

Under clear blue skies, we wrapped up the final thoughts from our Argentinian meeting. This marks the end of a very fruitful week with highly interesting discussions that gonna guide me for the next four years of research. The wide views at the foot … Continue reading

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Disturbing thoughts

Disturbance is defined in the Oxford Dictionary as ‘the interruption of a settled and peaceful condition’. Nature is everything but a ‘peaceful condition’. However, without disturbance it would be a settled one. In ecology, we use the term ‘climax vegetation’ for such … Continue reading

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Drought in the lake

California currently experiences the most extreme drought in the history of the state. It is so dry that they started desalinating the water of the ocean on a large scale (an interesting newsflash I learned from CNN at the airport). … Continue reading

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Sweet summer child

I am a true summer child. I love the sun, the flowers, the birds and all nature’s activity in summer. I brighten up under a warm blue sky. I do not know a thing about the Scandinavian winters, with their … Continue reading

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The most beautiful view on the lake

The north of Europe is a land filled with mountains and lakes. All these amazing views make the extraordinary ordinary, as the nicest viewpoint is just around every corner. I realized that by the end of the week, we will have seen … Continue reading

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