A lot of snow

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We just got back to Abisko Scientific Research station after our initial field trip of the season.

The late spring up here has resulted in a lot of snow and still frozen ground on our sites. Creative thinking, nice weather and a good field team still made the fieldwork successful.

/ Mats P. Björkman – the Alpine & Polar Ecology group of BLUES

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Field season starts!

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Mats P. Björkman, Haldor Lorimer-Olsson and Argus Pesqueda have headed up to Latnjajaure Field Station west of Abisko to start up this field season. It’s the second field season in the project ”Permafrost thaw – decadal responses to climate change”. If you want some flash backs from last year field work with Alpine and Polar Ecology group of BLUES see these posts:

Fieldwork in Abisko

At last some work

Tent camp at Corrvosjaure

Calf marking at Corrvosjaure

Flux measurements at Corrvosjaure

Back in a sunny Tarfala

On the other side of Träsket

Kebnekaise from its best

Birches on the tundra

Dendrochronology?! On that?????

Last fieldwork for the season

Rain, snow and a bit of sun

– the Alpine and Polar Ecology group of BLUES