Sampling day 1: “After spending the first week selecting 20 ponds, I am ready for the main work of my field campaign: the sampling of all these ponds. I am collecting filtered water to analyse its carbon content, and filters to analyse which bacteria live in these ponds. Today is […]Read More
Impressions, anecdotes and experiences from the field. Authors are beneficiaries of SPI funding. The posts present the authors’ reflections of their field experiences.
After studying the theory of calving glaciers for almost a year, it was very impressive to see a calving glacier in reality. I did not expect the sound of icebergs breaking off and falling into the sea to be that loud. It is almost like hearing a thunderstorm. Since Eqip […]Read More
We had never been so far north into the high Arctic before, nor in such a remote place. Villum research station is managed by Jørgen Skafte from the University of Aarhus and it is integrated in the military Station Nord, operated by a crew of five members that enroll voluntarily […]Read More