I aim to understand how global and local processes and patterns in biological systems come about and are reinforced thus generating knowledge about the resilience of the Earth’s ecosystems. My PhD project is under the guidance of Alejandro Ordonez and co-supervised by Roberto Salguero-Gómez.
A few things I am currently working on or have finished researching (for now).
Throughout this project, I aim to identify underlying causes - biological and abiotic - to the striking patterns of vegetation memory I identified in a previous project.
I have established and run a group-exercise for learning Bayesian Statistics from the ground up with an assortment of colleagues. This group was run through zoom and open to anyone.
I have established and am running a group-exercise for learning Bayesian Network methdology and inference from the ground up with an assortment of colleagues. This group is run through zoom and open to anyone.
My PhD project is a part of this greater research framework within which my colleagues and I investigate how species compositions and interactions are shaped.
My PhD project and its working packages.
R package designed for intuitive downloading, aggregating, and statistical downscaling of ERA5(-Land) data.
Vegetation memory has been proposed as a proxy for ecosystem resilience. Here, I investigate how well this proxy captures processes of vegetation performance.
A couple of publications I have submitted and am awaiting a publication decision on.
Research I have published and that you can read and digest at your leisure.
Some teaching and course material I have created and feel is good enough to share.
Lectures and seminars for B.Sc. students of biology which should serve as an introduction to the basics of biostatistics using
Exercises for the BFTP (Biological Scientific Research in Theory and Practice) course at Aarhus University. Here I walk you through the basics of remote sensing analyses in
R as needed for macroecological purposes.
A selection of talks related to general topics of biostatistical concern I have given throughout the years.
Workshop material for getting started and becoming adept at using the
[English] The Highs and Lows of PhD Life If you remember my last PhD-Diary entry, you will know just great of a start I had into 2021 in terms of PhD life and accomplishments.
[English] New Year, Old Me, New Motivation Today is going to be a big one. Not only because I missed my last monthly PhD-Diary entry, but also because a lot happened in the last two months.
[English] Workshops Galore Can it really be? A new PhD Diary entry by me? Almost on-time as well?! You might be thinking: “Erik sure must have caught up with his workload to be able to write a Diary entry.
[English] Three monitors are not enough I was always told that the PhD life is pretty chill in the first year or so, but ramps up in terms of stress majorly towards the end of the third year.
[English] Mountains of Work Long time, no read. Coming off the mountains after my holidays, I had mountains of work waiting for me which – curiously – have only gotten bigger over the last few weeks despite me working on them non-stop.
Stuff I worked on by myself or with others and felt confident enough to put out there in front of people.