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Dates and location:

Timing:   2008-08-15 - 2008-08-18
Start location:  Lund University, Sweden
End location: Lund University, Sweden/ Copenhagen Denmark

Travel arrangements: The fieldtrip starts on the 15 August 2008, 09.00 hrs, GeoBiosphere Science Centre, Lund University. Arrival in the morning or day before by plane or train from Oslo. The fieldtrip will be run with minibuses with 8 passengers per bus. Fieldtrip ends on the 18th of August in the afternoon on the island of Bornholm where participants either can take ferry direct to Copenhagen or back to Lund/ Sturup Airport. Organizers will make sure that the fieldtrip schedule will be accommodated to suite the international flights.

Excursion fee 600 Euros includes:
Hired bus. Lund-Bornholm return
Ferry tickets (return)
Accommodation (single or double room with breakfast) for 3 nights
Meals (lunch/dinner) for 3 days
Excursion leaders (3 for 3 days)

Accommodation: Hotel Skovly is a charming family hotel located ca. 10 km north of the island`s "capital" Rönne. The hotel, with its typically Danish touch, is attractively situated in a protected forest, only 150 metres from the sandy beach on the west coast of Bornholm. Every room is situated on the ground floor and has its own entrance and terrace. Each room has also its own bathroom with shower, radio and SAT-TV. Breakfast buffet is enjoyed in the spacious and light dining room with view over the garden. 

Field logistics: Transport will take place in minibuses. There will be plenty of stops along the route and no stretch is longer than 1,5 h. A ferry will take us from Ystad to Rønne. This ferry trip takes around 1h 30 min and the sea is normally nice and calm during this time of the year.
Hotel Skovly; Bornholm
Hotel Skovly; Bornholm  Photo: Hotel Skovly

The fieldtrip includes several kilometres of walking, usually along sandy beaches but sometimes also stony beaches where caution should be taken. Further the excursion includes some steep downhill walking to beach sections. Good walking boots are recommended.