We had the pleasure of hosting Silke van Daalen from the University of Amsterdam for three weeks this September. Silke is a PhD student working with Hal Caswell on identifying individual stochasticity in life-history traits of long-lived populations with a mathematical modelling approach, and came to learn about our dataset and how she might be able to use it in her work. We wish her the best of luck with the rest of her PhD studies, and hope to see her again soon!

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Special thanks to John Loerh and all the staff at the Lammi Biological Station, University of Helsinki for hosting us!

Photo by Jonathan Webb, edited by Esko Pettay

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