Tag Archives: Photography

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

Posted in General, Norway, Sweden | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The final countdown

Quietly and virtually unnoticed, this PhD entered its last year. For over 4 years (5 if you include my master thesis project), I have been working on the story of moving plants. Those readers following the blog from the start, … Continue reading

Posted in Science | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Autumn

  In autumn, leaves rapidly loose photosynthetic efficiency when chlorophyll is broken down, which reflects in their levels of chlorophyll fluorescence. This breaking down of chlorophyll is a patchy process, however, with increasing variation in fluorescence levels when leaves start … Continue reading

Posted in Belgium, General | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

An easy solution to a complicated issue

Biodiversity is important. That is a fact, and it would take a fool to deny it. Yet how important is it exactly? How much does it matter how many species an ecosystem has, or which? Ecologists have been searching for … Continue reading

Posted in Science | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

We’re back!

It has been quiet here on the blog for a while, but now we are finally back, with tons of new stories to share! We took a little break from it all, to the Caribbean, before diving back in head … Continue reading

Posted in Caribbean, General | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

A visit to the south

Today, we spent the day in Gembloux, in the southern part of Belgium. A cosy little city with a beautiful university. While the always-welcoming feel of the south made it feel like a holiday, it was far from that: we’re … Continue reading

Posted in Belgium, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Worth it

Just imagine: your commute to your office includes a one hour drive, followed by a six kilometer hike with a 600 meter elevation increase. Two hours of consecutive hiking, if you follow a decent pace. And then your office day … Continue reading

Posted in General, Norway | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment