I think most of the people on my program currently writing their theses would agree that this has been one of the most stressful (and fun!) spring-periods of our lives. But we’re nearing the end, and in just a few weeks, a few of us will have completed the whole master’s program in […]
Horay! It’s Friday again.
This week has revolved around one thing, and one thing only; smashing soil samples in the institution’s basement. This has kept me occupied for days on end – but by my own calculations, this arduous task should end in the beginning of next week, when my samples will enter the freeze-drying […]
In my last entry I boasted about finally being done with my soil sampling – all samples safely kept in a -80 degree C freezer. Well, it now turns out I’ve done myself a little disfavor. The soil cores that I collected in each field are meant to be mixed, to create a […]
After weeks of things getting in the way, I’m finally done with the soil-sampling part of my thesis.
It took us almost two days to complete, but our samples are now safely nested in a -80 degree C refrigerator in the basement.
In the next few days/weeks, we’ll be freeze-drying the samples in a vacuum-freezing […]