Tag Archives: Plants

To the roots

Can one go on a three-day sabbatical? Cause I just gave myself a three-day sabbatical. I travelled to the northern Scandes on a short trip back to the roots of my research, where it all began in 2012 and where … Continue reading

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Fieldwork done!

The team has done it: all 180 plots from our long-term vegetation monitoring along the Norwegian mountain roads have been surveyed! With that achievement in our pockets, we now have the third time step in our time series all on … Continue reading

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The legendary valley

Låktatjåkka, the legendary valley. Legendary for The 3D Lab, in any case, as it has been the backdrop of a lot of our research, all the way back to my own PhD. We used this valley for three of our … Continue reading

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News from the field

It has been a roller coaster ride to get the whole team in northern Scandinavia, as you can read here, but now the fieldwork is on a roll! That things are going well is testified by the pictures I am … Continue reading

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Final rehearsal

Yesterday, we took (part of) our team to the ‘Kalmthoutse Heide’, one of Flanders’ most impressive heathland areas. The goal? Prepare for the upcoming fieldwork season in northern Scandinavia, where soon a team of 6 from our lab will go … Continue reading

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Beyond the trailside

It is a question not too often asked: what is the impact of hiking trails on the vegetation they cross? In a series of observational studies in mountain regions across the globe with the Mountain Invasion Research Network, we are … Continue reading

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