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I'm a Post-Doctoral Fellow in atmospheric remote sensing at the University of Toronto in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. I first came to Stack Exchange for practical reasons: Tex.SE has been of major help when I wrote my licentiate (midterm) thesis. Since then, I have discovered the joy of many websites. As my network profile will show, I'm interested in travel, outdoor, scientific skepticism, and as I work in academia, also in academia and LaTeX.


Jan
21
asked Avoiding 4WD-areas in Iceland
Jan
11
answered What kind of mementos, if any, am I allowed to collect from State and National parks in small quantities?
Jan
11
asked From an outdoor recreation point of view, does it matter who manages a national monument?
Aug
6
asked Is burying human waste always the lowest-impact solution?
Aug
5
asked Do truly all-season tents exist?
Aug
5
asked Is it normal that a down sleeping bag loses its loft after ~5 years ~150 nights?
Jul
23
asked What permits and reservations do I need for the Adirondacks?
Jul
13
asked How well does solar recharging work when strapped to the backpack?
Jun
17
answered Wood versus plastic trail signs?
Jun
14
answered If a national park trail with its campsites has been decommisioned, can I still hike and camp there?
Jun
13
asked If a national park trail with its campsites has been decommisioned, can I still hike and camp there?
Jun
8
asked What should I do when caught in lightning while in my tent?
Jun
5
asked Thunderstorms in the Canadian Rockies in September?
May
26
asked Do I need to hang a bear cache?
May
25
asked How do I determine if a tent can handle strong wind?
May
24
asked What Canadian national/provincial/territorial parks permit random backcountry camping, if any?
May
24
asked How are backcountry campground reservations enforced?
Apr
26
asked What routes in the Canadian Rockies have minimum group sizes (and where can I find about those)?
Apr
25
asked In Canada, does a frontcountry campground kitchen shelter typically include a freezer?
Apr
22
answered Where to buy ethanol in Canada?