Back in the field

It’s been a beautifully warm and sunny week in western Norway for doing fieldwork which, of course, we took advantage of! I had just enough time back in Bergen after the conference last week to do my laundry and re-pack for fieldwork.img_1377


dsc_1288There’s still a bit of snow in the mountains


Happy plant ecologists after completing our first site of the field season!


Veronica officinalis in flower (left); a not uncommon site when counting seedlings under a dense vegetation canopy! (right)

Thus far we’ve completed the vegetation surveying for two of our twelve sites. The ‘bryofighters’, our trusty plant removal team, and the carbon flux analysers, are also doing their rounds.