Tag Archives: Research

A small-scale dilemma

New paper published: Lembrechts, Milbau and Nijs (2015) AoB Plants. Disturbance is important in ecology. It disrupts the status quo, improves the diversity, adds to the possibilities. It creates opportunities and disables others. As such, it is a driver of … Continue reading

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Foggy

Scientific experiments take a long time. Before the very first meeting at which a research question is proposed and the publication of the final answer, there is a seemingly endless amount of intermittent steps (you can get an idea about all of them here). For me as … Continue reading

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Summer plans!

Designing the experiment might be the most important part of the ecological research. All details have to be well thought-out in order to have a chance to find answers on the questions you have. I am currently putting a lot of … Continue reading

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Database needs adventurers

Climate change is a global issue, and its effect will be felt on every square centimeter of this earth, that issue is more or less cleared in the scientific community. The changing climate might not have as much impact everywhere and … Continue reading

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Use the light you have

When time is short and work takes long, the midnight sun truly is a blessing. We had been climbing for a whole day to find a nice location to install our new experiment at one thousand meters, when it turned … Continue reading

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Long hours of preparation

New post on arctic research! Long hours of preparation.

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