10 July 2009
Oebele has arrived. The whole station is now filled with the goose team. From left to right: Thomas Oudman, Anouk Goedknegt, Maarten Loonen, Janwillem Loonen, Oebele Dij, Fokje Schaafsma and Elise Biersma.
6 July 2009
The airplane of Janwillem needs three apporaches before it can land in the upcoming fog. After his arrival, the fog thickens even more. But Janwillem has made it.
29 June 2009
On Monday, Lise Fivez leaves for Longyearbyen and 5 people arrive. We are a big team now and we took a photo on top of the snow in front of the station.
From left to right:
Hans Kruijer, Michael Stech, Anouk Goedknegt, Maarten Loonen, Fokje Schaafsma and Thomas Oudman.
16 June 2009
Thomas Oudman arrived one day later than planned. His plane could not leave from Longyearbyen.
But now, we are with three people at the station. From left to right: Thomas Oudman, Lise Fivez and Maarten Loonen.
11 June 2009
Lise Fivez from the University of Antwerp arrived three days ago, but is unable to work on the tundra because of the snow.
Now, she is helping me with counting geese.
4 June 2009
Jelte Rozema (left) and Stef Weijers (right) open the station,
but it is still to much snow to place their open top chambres on the vegetation.
|Maarten Loonen||Netherlands||11 June - 17 Aug||Univ. Groningen, stationleader||arctic ecology|
|Thomas Oudman||Netherlands||15 June - 13 Aug||Univ. Groningen, student||geese, birdhealth|
|Anouk Goedknegt||Netherlands||29 June - 13 Aug||Univ. Groningen, student||geese, birdhealth|
|Fokje Schaafsma||Netherlands||29 June - 13 Aug||Univ. Groningen, student||geese, birdhealth|
|Elise Biersma||Netherlands||29 June - 13 Aug||Univ. Groningen, student||geese, birdhealth|
|Janwillem Loonen||Netherlands||4 July - 17 Aug||Univ. Groningen, assistent||foxes, birdhealth|
|Jelte Rozema||Netherlands||4 - 8 June|
17 Aug - 21 Aug
|Free Univ, A'dam, researcher||botany|
|Stef Weijers||Netherlands||4 - 8 June||Free Univ, A'dam, post-doc||botany|
|Els Rozema||Netherlands||17 Aug - 21 Aug||Free Univ, A'dam, student||botany|
|Lise Fivez||Belgium||8 June-25 June|
27 Aug - 7 Sept
|Univ. Antwerp||nutrient cycling|
|Hans Kruijer||Netherlands||29 June- 9 July||Univ. Leiden||bryology, mosses|
|Michael Stech||Netherlands||29 June- 9 July||Univ. Leiden||bryology, mosses|
|Oebele Dijk||Netherlands||9 July - 23 July||volunteer, ring reader|| |