Tag Archives: Temperature

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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Above the polar circle – Norway

Mountain ecologist Jonas Lembrechts spent ten intense fieldwork days above the polar circle in Sweden and Norway, where he follows non-native plant species and their spread in the mountains. This post appears in a serie on this expedition. The story … Continue reading

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Uphill (and downhill!)

Our climate is changing, that much is clear. The main effect of this changing climate is that what once was balancing now starts shifting. As if our little world became a plate full of beer pulls, losing its balance on the shaking hands of an … Continue reading

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To the test

Remember my magical measuring devices for logging soil temperature over long time periods? Remember how excited I was about how cheap, practical, strong and easy to use they are? I still am as excited, but I was however pondering about a few … Continue reading

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