Preparing spruce for climate changes

The first thing to catch one’s eye when walking into the brand new Jahren Laboratory on the fifth floor of Kristine Bonnevie’s House at the University of Oslo, are some ultra thin tree cores laid out on a foil mat. They are samples of spruce from Tryvann in Oslo.

“Our lab is in Norway, we are in Norway, and we wanted to investigate things that are important for Norway”, says Anne Hope Jahren.

And what could possibly be more Norwegian than spruce?

Anne Hope Jahren and Bill Hagopian, photo: Gunhild M . Haugnes/UiO. Lisens: CC BY 4.0

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Publisert 22. mai 2018 09:22 - Sist endret 22. mai 2018 09:22