Tag Archives: Climate

A story of hotspots and stepping stones

Predicting the faith of exotic plant species in cold-climate mountains: our new paper is out now in early view! You can find it here. Abisko, a small village north of the polar circle in Swedish Lapland. The origin of several … Continue reading

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So dry

It is dry in Western Europe. Extremely dry. Dry enough for me to to write a blogpost about it for http://www.eoswetenschap.eu, our local popular science journal. They asked me if the current drought could serve as proof that the climate … Continue reading

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Blinded by a snowball

There once was this US senator who brought a snowball to the parliament to proof climate  change is not as bad as we wanted him to believe. A small act, you could even call it a joke, yet it pops … Continue reading

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The stunning truth behind the graph

Graphs often hide a lot of intriguing information, yet it is not always easy to get to what really matters. In ‘behind the graph’, I put in the effort to explain one of the main findings of our research and … Continue reading

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It is as if Sauron from The Lord Of The Rings is sending his black clouds over the country and we are looking at the last ray of sun before the darkness of the Dark Lord overtakes our lands. That is … Continue reading

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An elegant proof of global warming

An easy yet elegant experiment to prove the role of carbon dioxide in global warming and show its effect to children, that was the question my colleagues were working on. The experiment is in fact really elegant, so I am happy to … Continue reading

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It is that time of the year again: when the weather nicely reveals the effect of microclimate on the landscape. If the world gets covered in a thin layer of snow, we can quickly see which spots are colder than … Continue reading

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