Tag Archives: Winter

Winter to summer

Winter is here in Belgium, bringing gusts of frost, snow and icy rain that make for cold noses and toes. With all that cold, I am getting pretty ‘warmed up’ about our upcoming fieldwork trip to South America. Next week, … Continue reading

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Growing database

We have been receiving a lot of early Christmas gifts lately. 2608 in total, more precisely, from a mind-boggling 22 different countries across the world. That is the current status of our SoilTemp-database: 2608 unique temperature loggers, many of them … Continue reading

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Dovre

The beginning of this week brought me to Dovre, a stunning National Park in the center of Norway. The area is sitting a 2,5 hours of steady uphill driving south of Trondheim, and was covered in a beautiful November snow … Continue reading

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The season of anticipation

We passed that time of year again. That moment just before spring breaks loose, when king winter gives you one last wack around the ears before hurrying back to its royal halls above the polar circle. We had a serious … Continue reading

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Light

The season of darkness – and tons of artificial little lights to compensate for that – is finally coming to an end again. Here in Belgium, we are again gaining two minutes of daylight every day, on our steady road … Continue reading

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Global change ecology

Our research center – the excellence center on Global Change Ecology – started its own blog! Unfortunately for the international audience here, the blog is in Dutch, yet it featured my recent article on the difference between climate and weather! … Continue reading

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Lines

What I love about winter is how it accentuates the lines in the landscape. Yet the most important lines of this season are the deadlines, and this January had quite a lot of them. We submitted two big projects that … Continue reading

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