Tag Archives: north

Subarchitecture

The subarctic might be more famous for its natural wonders than its architecture, but I realised it still has some beautiful human constructions to show, albeit often hidden in the vast wilderness. Now I am back home from another amazing trip to … Continue reading

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A good omen

It was a quarter past twelve. I just survived 3 countries and 4 airports on my way up north and now had to drive for another hour to finally reach my bed. The weather had been really bad up here … Continue reading

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Above the polar circle – Norway

Mountain ecologist Jonas Lembrechts spent ten intense fieldwork days above the polar circle in Sweden and Norway, where he follows non-native plant species and their spread in the mountains. This post appears in a serie on this expedition. The story … Continue reading

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Above the polar circle – old and new

Mountain ecologist Jonas Lembrechts spent ten intense fieldwork days above the polar circle in Sweden and Norway, where he follows non-native plant species and their spread in the mountains. This post appears in a serie on this expedition. The story … Continue reading

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Norway rocks!

Norway is never just Norway. We had to revisit the magnificent views of the north in order to find back temperature sensors that we had left scattered through the mountains. It made for three days of walking, camping and working … Continue reading

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University of the Arctic

It are the little things that can make someone happy. Some of my Swedish pictures are featured on the website of the University of the Arctic. That idea is already nice, but I also find it nice to be associated … Continue reading

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Please do not disturb

If you leave your experiment behind in the Scandinavian mountains, you will have to deal with the wildlife up there. We learned that lesson the hard way. It turns out that the high north houses a high density of reindeer, a fact we immediately noticed … Continue reading

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