Tag Archives: Research

California!

All my traveling and working abroad really starts to pay off! I will present the results of my first paper from Northern Scandinavia on the biggest ecology congress there is: the ESA conference in Sacramento, California, in August this year! This opportunity … Continue reading

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The summer is for fieldwork

All of a sudden, it was summer in Belgium. After the horrible cold and boring rains of the beginning of last week, the last days gave us steel-blue skies with for now the brightest sun of the year. Ideal circumstances to spend … Continue reading

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Expanding to the tropics

Each year, the bachelor students at my university get the opportunity to go to Tanzania and perform their own small research project there in the context of their Bachelor project. This year, there is finally a group that chose plant ecology (declining the opportunity to … Continue reading

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The current experiment

        It is about time to give an overview of what I was actually searching down there in Chile. Our research there results from a collaborative project between Sweden, Chile and Argentina. As a Belgian guy, I may at first seem a bit … Continue reading

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Fresh from the field!

The first day of fieldwork was long and intense, but nothing less than a success. It was a relief to find back our plots where we had left them behind 4 months ago. It was an even  bigger relief to … Continue reading

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More about roadside vegetation

Roadsides host more plant species than the natural vegetation. That is the stunning conclusion I draw in my previous post. While this difference is clear on low elevations, it vanishes as we get higher in the mountains, ending in similar … Continue reading

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