Tag Archives: Weather

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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Supercell

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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Feels like cold

The atmosphere of autumn in the Swedish mountains is totally different from the feeling of summer. The mountains seem to be a lot less hospitable, with their stubborn clouds and rainy weather. But for those who manage to look through the … Continue reading

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Ecologists of the subarctic: at world’s end

It was very bad weather, with clouds hanging low in the mountains. My body begged to stay inside, but I still put on my rain jacket and bravest smile and aimed for my steepest mountain gradient. There I found a totally … Continue reading

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Rainbows

In northern Sweden, rainbows mostly mean just one thing: that the sun is not where you are. I have seen a lot of rainbows already this week, and consequently a lot of rain. The effect of topography on the weather … Continue reading

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Raging storm

On thursday evening, a massive cold front rolled over Belgium, accompanied by dark and dangerous clouds and severe thunderstorms. Of course I was worried about my greenhouse, although we had attached it as good as we could. But it had been having … Continue reading

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Working in cloud nine

The top of mount Nuolja, overlooking the beautiful Abisko valley. At the other side, the Lapporten mountain formation holds back some dangerous looking clouds. They seem to rest heavily on the mountain tops, but stayed on a safe distance from … Continue reading

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