Tag Archives: Microclimate

Revisiting Ekenäs

A little addendum to my previous post on our microclimatemeeting: I had been there before, in the Ekenäs Herrgård. That time, June 2015, the mansion was bathing in the suns of spring, and the chestnut in the garden was in … Continue reading

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Microclimate ecology and biogeography

It’s one thing to have a great database. It’s a second one to put it to good use. The data is there, our SoilTemp-database for example has accumulated over 7500 loggers from all over the world now, and contributions are … Continue reading

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Looking for remote research sites!

Hey you, do you have a research site in any of the blank spots on this map? Then don’t hesitate and get in touch with us: we offer free microclimate loggers to help us fill those gaps! SoilTemp is looking … Continue reading

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Strengthening SoilTemp

Our SoilTemp-network got pretty lucky the week for Christmas: the project we applied for with the Research Foundation Flanders got funded, ensuring that our database iniative can gear up even more! Although it was a relatively small grant that covers … Continue reading

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Microclimatic conditions anywhere at any time!

Earlier this month, the journal Global Change Biology asked me to write a little commentary about a recent paper . Well, that’s an offer one cannot refuse! First of all: that’s a tremendous honour; thanks GCB to think of me … Continue reading

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SoilTemp – interactive

Proudly presenting: an interactive (!) map of our SoilTemp-project. Click on the image to start exploring the what, how and why of our database initiative, and get warmed up for the real work to come!  

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Weather station data insufficient for predicting the faith of biodiversity under climate change

We have been doing it all wrong with how we study what the effect of climate change on our biodiversity will be, say Jonas Lembrechts from the University of Antwerp and an international team of ecologists. Their warning is published … Continue reading

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