A rare experience: In the past years, there was already too much snow for ice skating, once the ice was thick enough to allow to safely move on the lake. This year there was little precipitation yet. Temperatures of below -20°C in the past days where, however, cold enough to provide an ice cover with the thickness that allows to skate over the lake.
End of October I went for a short trip to Austria, when I also stayed for a couple of days at some friends’ place, in the Weinviertel area. Continue to the photo gallery and the full article
Last week the Arctic Yearbook 2016 was officially launched. In the Yearbook you can also find a briefing note from this years Calotte Academy, which was co-authored by my colleague Laura Olsén and me. The article can be downloaded from the Arctic Yearbook website: https://issuu.com/arcticportal/docs/ay2016_final