Monthly Archives: January 2016
The panels I wrote about on Wednesday act as occasional perches for our feathered friends. On Monday, a belted kingfisher surveyed a marsh in Sapelo Island Wildlife Management area in Georgia, USA.
You may have seen some hardware equipment poking out from the bottoms of some of the PhenoCam images — poles and panels. Why are they there? And what are they for? Early in the days of the PhenoCam network, we … Continue reading
At 71 degrees latitude, our PhenoCam near Barrow, Alaska, is our most northern one. In deep winter, the sun never gets above the horizon, rendering all our images a bit dim, and highlighting wind-swept patterns in the snow.
In September, I wrote a blog post about our research at the SPRUCE site in Minnesota, where a Department of Energy project is trying to answer the question: What effects will warmer temperatures and rising atmospheric carbon dioxide have on … Continue reading
Boston has only received dustings of snow this year. Of course, last year when the city saw record snowfall, there had been almost no snow by mid-January, too. What the rest of this winter has in store is a mystery…
Many of you may have seen my name in recent talk posts on the Season Spotter project website and wondered “who is this?” I am a new addition to the Season Spotter research team and am very excited to be part … Continue reading
In just two days, snow transforms the greens and oranges of Sequoia National Park in California to white.
Collaborators at NEON have put together a five-minute video about measuring phenology for science. Check out the how and why of we study phenolgy:
We at Season Spotter hope your 2016 unfolds graciously. Best wishes for the new year!