Månedsarkiv: april 2020


a. What were your goals for the course in Peru? To what extent did you realise these goals? My goals were quite specific: gain experience in planning, collecting and curating trait and ecosystem function data and; meet other like-minded scientists in the field of trait ecology to build an international […]

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Da var det på tide for mitt andre innlegg her på praksisbloggen. Jeg er nå komt godt i gang med arbeidet sammen med Sara som er jeg er i praksis sammen med her i NINA. Vår aller første oppgave var å transkribere data fra felt inn i excel. Dette var […]

Første uker med labarbeid





Hello! My name is Jocelyn Navarro. I am from California and recently graduated from Connecticut College. I will be starting my PhD at the University of Arizona in Brian Enquist’s lab. Participating in Plant Functional Trait Course 5 surpassed my exceptions. Before attending the course, I sadly had to take […]

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Hei! Jeg har foreløpig kun vært hos Havforskningsinstituttet i Bergen én gang, men på den dagen pluss erfaringen jeg fikk i løpet av toktet jeg har fått være med på (innlegg om det kommer også) tenkte jeg å fortelle om innsamlingen av data om livshistorietrekkene til havmus. Havmus (Bilde fra […]

Livshistorietrekk hos havmus



Blog post 2/4 I have now spent 100 hours working on the project, and I must admit that its been frustrating at times. In February, around the same time as the seminar, proved to be particularly challenging. The hours spent cursing at PubMed’s finicky MESH-terms , gradually turned more light-hearted. […]

Finally figuring out stuff :)


I’m so happy for having had the opportunity of participating in the PFTC5. It was very interesting to learn about traits and how to measure them. The course combined different ways of doing science, as taking online lectures, discussing papers, giving oral presentations, writing proposals and analyzing data. Discovering Wayqecha […]

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