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First Snow in Scotty Creek

Published on November 5, 2014.
After the site reconnaissance in Wrigley, Karoline and Manuel spent a week at the Scotty Creek watershed to ensure a sufficient power supply for the two tower setups over the winter and take down sensitive equipment, which cannot withstand the harsh winter conditions typical at this latitude. The beginning of the trip was delayed by […]

Site Reconnaissance in Wrigley

Published on October 26, 2014.
Oliver, Karoline and Manuel went to the Northwest Territories to visit the location for the new micrometeorological tower in the Smith Creek watershed close to the small town of Wrigley. The tower structure will be installed in spring 2015 and a ground inspection was important to gain more information about the soil conditions at the new […]

ICOS Workshop & Conference

Published on October 10, 2014.
Manuel participated in a carbon workshop organised by the Integrated Carbon Observation System (ICOS) and the National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) in southern France. ICOS is a European funded project that focusses on the observation of carbon fluxes and concentrations across different spatial scales including ecosystem and atmospheric measurements. NEON is a US project building an infrastructure of ecosystem […]