Koen Hufkens has finally arrived back in Europe from the US. Koen will be working with the ECOFUN team on the MicroMic project for the next months helping us set-up an experiment for canopy microclimate and phenology measurements.
Our new project MicroMic has officially started. Spent a lovely day in the Ciron valley yesterday identifying trees for phyllosphere sampling. If you are interested about learning more about the Ciron Valley take a few minutes to watch this little
Tania Fort has just started her PhD trying to understand the role of plant phyllosphere communities on drought resistance, leaf function and reproductive success. She already has a very busy program lined up and field work in the Ciron valley