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Touchy

The holidays brought some awesome equipment to level up my outside game. I got a pair of warm touchscreen gloves, equipped with two white fingertips that allow me to use all my touchscreen devices outdoors, without having to expose my precious fingers to the cold. … Continue reading

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A cold scientist is not a scientist

I already shared a lot of stories about the cold (here, here and here).  As a researcher in the subarctic mountains, this cold is  an omnipresent companion, so it is definitely worth the thoughts. It is from uttermost importance to keep your … Continue reading

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Vandals!

It is one of the major challenges in field ecology, although it is not more than a practical question: how can I leave my scientifical equipment out in the field? You want to measure soil water content during the whole … Continue reading

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Dressed like a scientist

I finally bought something I already needed for a very long time: I got myself some nice, warm, cosy, wind-protecting clothing. All this time I had been working in the field without the appropriate jacket. Try to imagine! How was … Continue reading

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Surviving the field

These little guys recently arrived in the mail and I’m really excited about them! They are unparalleled little helpers for an outdoor ecologist like me. Waterproof paper! What a brilliant idea! No need to mess around with clumsy paper protection … Continue reading

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