Tag Archives: Norway

The little hut in the forest

When we first went to Norway in the summer of 2012, we had long searches for the perfect camping spot: close to the little village, next to the river, on top of the mountain… We scouted and tried several places, … Continue reading

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A reward for 2012-me

Let’s go back to summer 2012. I am working on my masters thesis in Norway in what was arguably the wettest fieldwork summer till today. Aim of the project was at first to get an idea of the distribution of the … Continue reading

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The mad scientist tea party

Do you know how ecologists have a tea party? They bury their tea in the Arctic and wait a year to give it that perfect soil touch. This is the ideal season to stay inside, close to the Christmas tree, with … 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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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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SciLogs

I posted another scientific story on the EOS-blog at SciLogs.be, this time about microclimate and plants. Unfortunately for my dear international public, these posts are in Dutch, but you can take my word on it that it is a big honour for … Continue reading

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The beauty of the north

The Scandinavian mountains have photo opportunities around every corner. Click here to see a photo gallery, where I celebrate the amazing beauty of the north. You should pay it a visit to enjoy angry lemmings, stunning lakes, beautiful flowers, endless sunsets or breath-taking mountain hikes. … Continue reading

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