Tag Archives: Sweden

Throwback December

Visit the new picture gallery on the right of this blog: Sweden and Norway 2017!   It’s never too late to remember the summer. With snow currently probably packed high on the Scandinavian mountain tops, and the sun again hidden … Continue reading

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Gathering a team

This is the time of year at work dedicated to gathering the perfect team. We can promote our topics and research questions to the students of the first master’s year of the Biology master, and they have the opportunity to choose … Continue reading

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Yellow

With autumn creeping up on us at home, I’ll bring to you a series on our fieldwork in the amazing autumn of the Arctic in Abisko. This is part I. It started off so amazingly beautiful. After we landed in … Continue reading

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Landmark

Everywhere you go in the area around Abisko, this impressive landmark jumps to the eye: the Lapporten. This U-shaped valley overlooking the large valley of the Abiskojokka (the Abisko river) and the Abisko National Park, stands as one of the … Continue reading

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Defeated

Like the fellowship of the ring trying to cross the Redhorn Pass, where Saruman sent a snowstorm to throw them back, that’s how we felt today. Our personal Mount Caradras was the Laktatjakka valley, the valley of doom, where a … Continue reading

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Autumn is awesome

At least when the sun is shining… Currently, we are hiding inside for the autumn rains and the poor 6 °C they come with. Yet when the sun is out to lighten up all the colors, the Arctic world seems to … Continue reading

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The red dot

Mountain trails, the main subject of this years’ research in the Abisko region in the Northern Scandes. It means hiking a lot, and thàt means meeting The Red Dot everywhere. Piles of stones, trees, big rocks, or whatever other typical … Continue reading

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