Tag Archives: Temperature

The hottest lawns are not always in the city

According to the first results of our citizen science project ‘CurieuzeNeuzen in de Tuin’, lawns in urban gardens can also be quite cool. This came as a bit of a surprise. [English summary based on today’s discussion of our results … Continue reading

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History in the making

What you see brightening up my garden on the picture above is what we hope will be the future of microclimate monitoring: a TMS-logger with connection to the internet! Yes, you read that correctly, TOMST is currently working on a … Continue reading

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Microclimate in the city

Summer 2020 is now in full swing, and that means our trial for our garden microclimate project is in full swing! Let me guide you through some of the plans with some awesome pictures: We use these set-ups from Leuven.cool … Continue reading

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Research network

Science works best when people work together. This is especially true for the big questions, that involve the whole world in all its complexity. With our growing SoilTemp-database, that is exactly the type of questions we hope to answer: how are … Continue reading

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SoilTemp: towards a global map and database of soil temperature and climate

Short: we are looking for soil temperature data from all over the world for inclusion in our global database. Update: find the SoilTemp-website here! Many questions in ecology revolve around climate: what climatic requirements do organisms have, how do they … Continue reading

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Micro moisture

For a long time, I have been arguing that we should focus on the micro-environment to understand where plants live, and where they will be going in a future with a changing climate. Studying the micro-environment experienced by plants however creates … Continue reading

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