Metamorphosis of snow and ice, part 1

Have you ever thought about taking a photo of the same view throughout a season (or even a year!) and then, afterwards, comparing the changes that took place at the same exact site? Well… here’s our approach on that idea. Below is our photo series of snow melt! The photos were taken close to Nallikari…

Biodiversity is declining…and you should be aware of it!

Since this month (April) is the ‘Earth Month’, let’s spread the word about how our biodiversity is declining and endangered.   Biodiversity has declined rapidly worldwide and that is a fact! According to the World Wildlife Fund’s (WWF) Living Planet Report 2016, between the years of 1970 and 2012, there was a staggering decline of 58% of…

Introducing Annika

OK, it’s my turn to do the introduction. Well…actually, we pulled the straw and I was the last in line, but it turned out that Mariana is super busy finishing her thesis, so I get to do this before her. Moving on to the point… So my name is Annika Vilmi and I’m from northern…

100 papers are just 100 papers

As you can see, we only recently started this blog. A while ago, we talked together about what topics we should discuss in our blog, and then we remembered the fresh and nice publication giving a list of 100 papers that every ecologist should be aware of (Courchamp & Bradshaw, Nature Ecology & Evolution, 2:…

About Katri

Hi everyone! You can now call me (Katri) officially a Doctor of Philosophy as I finally got the papers to prove it today. Hurray!!! I am a biologist with research emphasis on stream ecology. I am currently working in the Finnish Environment Institute in Oulu, Finland.  In my thesis, I studied how the macroinvertebrate communities…

Publications added

We have added our publications, check it out under the “About us” menu! Annika has quite many papers already, but we (Katri and Mariana) will catch up. Be aware Annika 😉  

The three Investigators

Hi guys! We are two fresh doctors and one soon-to-be a doctor, in the field of freshwater ecology. Dr. Annika Vilmi and Dr. Katri Tolonen have already flown from Jani Heino’s nest (https://largescaleecologylab.weebly.com/). MSc. Mariana Perez Rocha is still in the nest for the next six months. A couple of weeks ago we were having…