Tag Archives: Subantarctic

Wind chill

Imagine a nice day in the middle of spring: sky is blue and the sun is gaining power every day. You can feel its warmth on your cheeks as you turn your head towards it. The good live… But all … Continue reading

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The other side of the peninsula

On our devoted search for field sites, we decided to cross the peninsula and approach the mountains from the other side. We would not be too far away from our other sides, but it would be a long drive on … Continue reading

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Apologies to a city – the dogs

I have been unnecessarily rude against the city of Punta Arenas (see my previous post ‘… and the ugly’, but I’m making up for it). If the dogs would know I’d been so rude, they would look at me with … Continue reading

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Apologies to a city – the dike

I have been unnecessarily rude to the city of Punta Arenas (see my previous post ‘… and the ugly’). I did not realize that all I needed was a warm and sunny day and a leisure walk along the beach … Continue reading

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Bad luck

As a field ecologist work isn’t always easy. Unlike a stay-at-home-scientists who cultivates seedlings in his greenhouses, we can’t predict what our experiment will look like. You  start on paper creating  a nice and elegant research design that takes into … Continue reading

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The good…

Chili is a land of extremes. The places where people could have their way with the environment are mostly awful, but as soon as you get away from the bad influences of the cities, environment improve a lot. We drove … Continue reading

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